NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

NEAR Shoemaker

NSSDCA ID: 1996-008A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1996-02-17 at 20:43:27 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7925
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Flyby
Central Body: 253 Mathilde
Closest approach time: 1997-06-27 08:56:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1,200 km  0
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Earth
Closest approach time: 1998-01-22 02:23:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
540 km  0
Type: Flyby
Central Body: 433 Eros
Closest approach time: 1998-12-23 13:41:23 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
3,827 km  0
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-02-14 10:33:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-02-24 12:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
321 km366 km21.9 days34°0.0655
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-02-24 12:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-03-03 13:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
204 km363 km16.4 days33°0.2804
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-03-03 13:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-04-01 21:03:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
204 km206 km10 days37°0.00488
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-04-01 21:03:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-04-11 17:20:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
101 km210 km6.64 days59°0.3505
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-04-11 17:20:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-04-22 11:22:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
99 km101 km3.44 days58°0.01
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-04-22 11:22:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-04-30 12:15:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
50 km101 km2.24 days71°0.33775
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-04-30 12:15:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-07-07 14:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
49 km51 km1.22 days90°0.02
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-07-07 14:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-07-13 23:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
35 km50 km1 days90°0.176
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-07-13 23:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-07-24 13:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
35 km37 km17 hours90°0.02778
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-07-24 13:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 2000-07-31 15:30:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
37 km50 km1 days90°0.1494
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: 433 Eros
Epoch start: 2000-07-31 15:30:00 UTC
 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
49 km51 km1.22 days90°0.02

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
kmkilometer1,000 m
[USA.gov] NASA Logo - nasa.gov