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ELFIN A is classified as:


NORAD ID: 43617
Int'l Code: 2018-070E
Perigee: 448.4 km
Apogee: 474.1 km
Inclination: 93.0 °
Period: 93.7 minutes
Semi major axis: 6832 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: September 15, 2018
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE WESTERN TEST RANGE (AFWTR)

Uplink (MHz):
Downlink (MHz): 437.450
Beacon (MHz):
Mode: 9600bps GFSK
Call sign: WJ2XNX
Status: Active


ELFIN A (Electron Losses and Fields Investigation) is a 3U cubesat mission developed the Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences department at UCLA in collaboration with the Aerospace Corporation to explore the mechanisms responsible for the loss of relativistic electrons from the radiation belts. The science mission is to explore electron precipitation in the radiation belts.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 43617U 18070E   19049.79802050  .00003348  00000-0  91390-4 0  9995
2 43617  93.0408 314.2061 0018804  53.8283 306.4706 15.37308007 23997
Source of the keplerian elements: AMSAT