USA 314 from Satellite Dataset
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  About USA 314

  Second heaviest satellite launched into space at 20,000 kg

Operated by National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) of USA, USA 314 is a military satellite launched for the purpose of earth observation (Optical Imaging).

Constructed by Lockheed Martin (USA), it was launched into space using Delta 4 Heavy as the launch vehicle from Vandenberg AFB on 26 April 2021. USA 314 orbits around the Earth as a sun-synchronous LEO satellite.

USA 314 has a launch mass of 20,000 kg and is expected to have a operational lifetime of 5 years. It navigates with the COSPAR ID 2021-032A and NORAD ID 48247.

With an orbital eccentricity of 1.67E-02, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 524km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 758km. It takes 98 minutes to orbit the Earth at an inclination of 98 degrees to the equatorial plane of the Earth.

 

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