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STS-93 Rev 13 Orbital Data



Below is the current State Vector and Keplerian Elements for 
STS-93.  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 = 7
Satellite Name:         STS-93
Catalog Number:         25866  99040A    
Epoch Date/Time:        99204.96012443300
                        07/23/1999  23:02:34.751 UTC
ECI X:                   6041.28813759047 km
    Y:                   2735.78962571419 km
    Z:                   -709.84899999999 km
    Xdot:                -3.1624945763988 km/s
    Ydot:                6.07491112860550 km/s
    Zdot:                -3.5976589999999 km/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00016009195 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       1.07388E-09 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        4.39925E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                                4
Rev @ Epoch:               13.53539832313

Launch occurred: 1999-JUL-23 04:31:00.066 UTC

The following Keplerian elements were computed by VEC2TLE from this
vector, using a 0.5 drag multiplier:

STS-93      
1 25866U 99040A   99204.96012443  .00016009  10739-8  43992-4 0    44
2 25866  28.4689 192.9703 0009119 124.7005  68.0508 15.92632288   133

Satellite: STS-93      
Catalog number: 25866
Epoch time:      99204.96012443
Element set:       4
Inclination:       28.4689 deg
RA of node:       192.9703 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0009119
Arg of perigee:   124.7005 deg
Mean anomaly:      68.0508 deg
Mean motion:   15.92632288 rev/day
Decay rate:    1.60092e-04 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:              13
Checksum:              306

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

Ken Ernandes
n2wwd@amsat.org
http://www.mindspring.com/~n2wwd


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