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STS-93 Rev 42 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:        99206.79282407400
                        07/25/1999  19:01:39.999 UTC
EFG E:                   -3109078.0000000 ft
    F:                   -19964633.000000 ft
    G:                   -8330968.0000000 ft
    Edot:                21929.5200000000 ft/s
    Fdot:                -6491.9700000000 ft/s
    Gdot:                7244.84000000000 ft/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00021163053 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       1.87207E-09 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        4.62130E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                               13
Rev @ Epoch:               42.85186048452

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   99206.79282407  .00021163  18721-8  46213-4 0   131
2 25866  28.4696 179.1557 0021561 222.0100  84.6421 15.96505805   426

Satellite: STS-93      
Catalog number: 25866
Epoch time:      99206.79282407
Element set:      13
Inclination:       28.4696 deg
RA of node:       179.1557 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0021561
Arg of perigee:   222.0100 deg
Mean anomaly:      84.6421 deg
Mean motion:   15.96505805 rev/day
Decay rate:    2.11631e-04 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:              42
Checksum:              297

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

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


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