Centauri-1 from Satellite Dataset
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  About Centauri-1

  Heaviest satellite launched by Fleet Space Technologies into space at 4 kg

Centauri-1 is a commercial satellite operated by Fleet Space Technologies (Australia) for the purpose of communications.

A sun-synchronous LEO satellite, it was launched into space using PSLV as the launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Centre on 29 November 2018. Centauri-1 was constructed by Pumpkin Space Systems (USA).

Centauri-1 has a launch mass of 4 kg and navigates with the COSPAR ID 2018-099BD and NORAD ID 43809.

Taking 95 minutes to orbit the Earth, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 476km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 500km. The eccentricity of the orbit is 1.75E-03 and it orbits at an inclination of 97 degrees to the equatorial plane of the Earth.


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