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NORAD ID: 43229
Int'l Code: 2018-023B
Perigee: 168.7 km
Apogee: 20,601.2 km
Inclination: 26.9 °
Period: 359.8 minutes
Semi major axis: 16755 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: March 6, 2018
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE EASTERN TEST RANGE (AFETR)

PODSAT (Payload Orbital Delivery Satellite) is a previously-undisclosed payload funded by a U.S. military research agency. The small spacecraft was fastened inside the Hispasat 30W-6 communications satellite, then ejected soon after the Falcon 9’s primary payload deployed in orbit following liftoff from Cape Canaveral. Officials from Space Systems/Loral and NovaWurks, two companies involved in the project, acknowledged the existence of the secret secondary satellite after publicly-available orbital data published by the U.S. military registered an unexpected object attributed to Tuesday’s launch named PODSat. The companies declined to release details about the secondary satellite’s mission or design.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 43229U 18023B   19083.03077100  .00036902 -57775-7  33154-3 0  9991
2 43229  26.8542 161.7657 6097106 281.2306  19.7835  4.00266799 23004
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC