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LightSail 2 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 44420
COSPAR ID 2019-036-AC
Name in Spacetrack catalog LIGHTSAIL

Satellite Details

Orbit 665 x 693 km, 24.0°
Category [satcat.28]
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.0 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 25 June 2019 06:30
Launch siteKennedy Space Center (KSC),
United States
Launch vehicle Falcon Heavy
View from orbit pole
 

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