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STS-93 Rev 38 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:        99206.50146412000
                        07/25/1999  12:02:06.499 UTC
EFG E:                   -10915988.000000 ft
    F:                   16299619.0000000 ft
    G:                   9689373.00000000 ft
    Edot:                -18230.430000000 ft/s
    Fdot:                -14894.450000000 ft/s
    Gdot:                4439.47999999999 ft/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00020865677 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       1.81991E-09 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        4.57924E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                               12
Rev @ Epoch:               38.19032648730

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   99206.50146412  .00020866  18199-8  45792-4 0   123
2 25866  28.4649 181.3550 0021310 217.7432 210.7872 15.96426403   386

Satellite: STS-93      
Catalog number: 25866
Epoch time:      99206.50146412
Element set:      12
Inclination:       28.4649 deg
RA of node:       181.3550 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0021310
Arg of perigee:   217.7432 deg
Mean anomaly:     210.7872 deg
Mean motion:   15.96426403 rev/day
Decay rate:    2.08657e-04 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:              38
Checksum:              294

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

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


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