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Sputnik 1

NSSDCA ID: 1957-001B

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1957-10-04T19:28:34Z
Launch Vehicle: Modified SS-6 (Sapwood)
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Decay Date: 1958-01-04

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start (UTC): 1957-10-04 15:12:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1958-01-03 19:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
215.00 km939.00 km96.20 minutes65.100°0.05201
Regions Traversed
  Ionosphere
  Trapped particle belts

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
kmkilometers
 
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