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STS-95 Nominal OMS-2 Orbital Data

Below is the nominal OMS-2 State Vector and Keplerian Elements for 
STS-95.  The vector data comes from NASA; the Keplerian Elements 
were computed from the vector.  

This file may be read by VEC2TLE version 9648 to update your 
Keplerian Elements text file.

Vector format = 10117
Satellite Name:         STS-95
Catalog Number:         99995            
Epoch MET:                  0.03125000000
                           0/00:45:00.000 MET
EFG E:                          9457961.8 ft
    F:                         18172358.5 ft
    G:                         -9931669.1 ft
    Edot:                   -21297.556345 ft/s
    Fdot:                     8475.647347 ft/s
    Gdot:                    -4764.870981 ft/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00000061122 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       0.00000E+00 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        4.54539E-06 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                                1
Rev @ Epoch:                1.68416390334

Launch scheduled: 29-OCT-98 / 19:00 UTC

Note 99995 is a temporary catalog number.  Once STS-95 is launched, 
a permanent catalog number and international designator will be

The following Keplerian elements were computed by VEC2TLE from this
vector, and the nominal launch time using a 0.1 drag multiplier:

1 99995U          98302.82291667  .00000061  00000-0  45454-5 0    12
2 99995  28.4670 153.2178 0002911 321.6309 284.6806 15.01992711    15

Satellite: STS-95      
Catalog number: 99995
Epoch time:      98302.82291667
Element set:       1
Inclination:       28.4670 deg
RA of node:       153.2178 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0002911
Arg of perigee:   321.6309 deg
Mean anomaly:     284.6806 deg
Mean motion:   15.01992711 rev/day
Decay rate:    6.11220e-07 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:               1
Checksum:              304

VEC2TLE may be downloaded from <http://www.mindspring.com/~n2wwd>.

Ken Ernandes

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