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STS-93 Rev 32 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 = 117
Satellite Name:         STS-93
Catalog Number:         25866  99040A    
Epoch Date/Time:        99206.12504398100
                        07/25/1999  03:00:03.799 UTC
EFG E:                   -5598747.0000000 ft
    F:                   -19114633.000000 ft
    G:                   9038894.00000000 ft
    Edot:                22884.0900000000 ft/s
    Fdot:                -3830.2399999999 ft/s
    Gdot:                6007.14999999999 ft/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00020384743 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       1.73705E-09 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        4.53449E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                               10
Rev @ Epoch:               32.16739941781

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   99206.12504398  .00020385  17370-8  45345-4 0   100
2 25866  28.4673 184.1923 0016226 213.1386 207.1412 15.96368799   323

Satellite: STS-93      
Catalog number: 25866
Epoch time:      99206.12504398
Element set:      10
Inclination:       28.4673 deg
RA of node:       184.1923 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0016226
Arg of perigee:   213.1386 deg
Mean anomaly:     207.1412 deg
Mean motion:   15.96368799 rev/day
Decay rate:    2.03847e-04 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:              32
Checksum:              314

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

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


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