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STS-93 Rev 54 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:        99207.50087037000
                        07/26/1999  12:01:15.199 UTC
EFG E:                   -7550135.0000000 ft
    F:                   18198422.0000000 ft
    G:                   9491352.00000000 ft
    Edot:                -20602.159999999 ft/s
    Fdot:                -11194.299999999 ft/s
    Gdot:                4964.85999999999 ft/s
ndot/2 (drag):              0.00021785772 rev/day^2
nddt/6:                       1.98334E-09 rev/day^3
Bstar:                        4.64131E-05 1/Earth Radii
Elset #:                               16
Rev @ Epoch:               54.18292316012

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   99207.50087037  .00021786  19833-8  46413-4 0   164
2 25866  28.4642 173.8126 0022205 200.2712 225.5952 15.96919160   544

Satellite: STS-93      
Catalog number: 25866
Epoch time:      99207.50087037
Element set:      16
Inclination:       28.4642 deg
RA of node:       173.8126 deg
Eccentricity:    0.0022205
Arg of perigee:   200.2712 deg
Mean anomaly:     225.5952 deg
Mean motion:   15.96919160 rev/day
Decay rate:    2.17858e-04 rev/day^2
Epoch rev:              54
Checksum:              307

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

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


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