[FPSPACE] HELIOS satellites

Allen Thomson thomsona at flash.net
Thu Jul 15 07:29:13 EDT 2010



> One assumes that France now has an agreement with the United States for the non-release of orbital data for the operating HELIOS satellites, just as Japan has for its IGS satellites.
 

So it would seem. However, the orbital elements for several of those are available elsewhere:

Helios 1A
1 23605U 95033A   10189.05362047 0.00000000  00000-0  91995-3 0    01
2 23605  98.1168 124.1774 0002499 225.4681 134.5318 14.63837253    06

Helios 2A
1 28492U 04049A   10164.32830091 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    03
2 28492  98.1410 100.2698 0005000 303.0539  56.9460 14.63822165    02

IGS O2
1 29393U 06037A   10187.00446619 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    02
2 29393  97.3460 311.2917 0004097 256.9223 103.0775 15.26000897    01

IGS R2
1 30586U 07005A   10189.05583426 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    09
2 30586  97.3319 311.4187 0003000 334.3809  25.6190 15.26000278    08

IGS 5A
1 36104U 09066A   10190.89274899 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    05
2 36104  97.8109 263.4736 0002000 255.7671 104.2327 14.93397997    06


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