Most satellites launched from International Space Station are intended for civil use (48.4%) and for the purpose of technology development (35.5%).
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Apogee, Perigee & Period
Highlights on some of the satellites launched from International Space Station:
Third heaviest satellite launched by USAF Space Test Program into space at 10 kg
Designed for technology development, STPSat-4 is a military satellite operated by USAF Space Test Program (USA).
Constructed by USAFSpace Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)NASA (USA), it was launched into space on 28 January 2020 using Manual deployment as the launch vehicle from International Space Station. STPSat-4 orbits around the Earth as a non-polar inclined LEO satellite.
Designed with an operational lifetime of 1 years, STPSat-4 has a launch mass of 10 kg and navigates with the COSPAR ID 1998-067QY and NORAD ID 45043.
With an orbital eccentricity of 5.16E-04, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 415km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 422km. It takes 93 minutes to orbit the Earth at an inclination of 52 degrees to the equatorial plane of the Earth.
Compare STPSat-4 with Tianhe from China.
Operated by National University of Singapore of Singapore, SpooQy-1 is a civil satellite launched for the purpose of space science.
Delivered via Japanese Experiment Module (launch vehicle) from International Space Station, it was launched into space on 17 June 2019 and orbits the Earth as a non-polar inclined LEO satellite. SpooQy-1 was constructed by National University of Singapore, Center for Quantum Technologies (Singapore).
SpooQy-1 has a launch mass of 4 kg and orbits around the Earth with the COSPAR ID 1998-067QH and NORAD ID 44332.
Taking 93 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 405km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 415km. The eccentricity of the orbit is 7.37E-04 and it orbits at an inclination of 52 degrees to the equatorial plane of the Earth.
Compare SpooQy-1 with SpaceBEE-4 from USA.
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