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EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY
EUROPEAN SPACE OPERATIONS CENTRE
GROUND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
Mission Analysis Office

CLASSIFICATION OF GEOSYNCHRONOUS OBJECTS
ISSUE 9

by J.P. Arregui and R. Jehn

Produced with the DISCOS Database

February 2007
ESOC Robert-Bosch-Str. 5, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany


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4.1. Satellites under control

In this list there are objects for which no TLEs are available, but which are controlled according to information provided by KIAM. Longitude data is based on calculations from GSFC/LANL data, ITU data analysis and orbital information provided by amateur satellite observers. The following data are given:

C.nn COSPAR NAME DATE LONGITUDE
. 1 81107 OPS 4029 (VORTEX 3)  
. 2 84009 OPS 0441 (VORTEX 4)  
. 3 85010 USA 8 (MAGNUM 1)  
. 4 86096 USA 20 (FLTSATCOM F7) 05-MAR-99 260.2
. 5 89035 USA 37 (VORTEX 6)  
. 6 89046 USA 39 (DSP F14) 08-JAN-07 215.0
. 7 89077 USA 46 (FLTSATCOM F8) 03-MAR-99 337.1
. 8 89090 USA 48 (MAGNUM 2)  
. 9 90097 USA 67 (SDS 2 F2)  
. 10 91080 USA 75 (DSP F16) 20-NOV-04 195.3
. 11 92037 USA 82 (DSCS III B-12)  
. 12 93046 USA 93 (DSCS III B-09)  
. 13 93056 USA 95 (UFO F2) 10-OCT-04 27.0
. 14 93074 USA 97 (DSCS III B-10)  
. 15 94009 USA 99 (Milstar DFS-1) 17-DEC-04 293.0
. 16 94054A USA 105 (MERCURY 1)  
. 17 94084A USA 107 (DSP F17) 13-JAN-06 194.4
. 18 95003A USA 108 (UFO F4) 24-FEB-99 158.2
. 19 95022A USA 110 (Advanced ORION 1)  
. 20 95027A USA 111 (UFO F5) 24-FEB-99 72.1
. 21 95038A USA 113 (DSCS III B-07)  
. 22 95057A USA 114 (UFO F6)04-MAR-99 255.0
. 23 95060A USA 115 (Milstar DFS-2) 14-MAR-05 10.2
. 24 96026A USA 118 (MERCURY 2) 24-SEP-03 354.0
. 25 96042A USA 127 (UFO F7) 08-DEC-04 261.0
. 26 97008A USA 130 (DSP F18) 13-JAN-06 144.8
. 27 97065A USA 134 (DSCS III B-13)  
. 28 98016A USA 138 (UFO F8) 01-MAR-99 171.5
. 29 98029A USA 139 (Advanced ORION 2) 28-DEC-04 44.0
. 30 99063A USA 146 (UFO F10) 19-OCT-03 71.9
. 31 00001A USA 148 (DSCS III B-08)  
. 32 00024A USA 149 (DSP F20) 01-JAN-06 8.4
. 33 00065A USA 153 (DSCS III B-11)  
. 34 00080A USA 155 (SDS 3 F2)  
. 35 01009A USA 157 (Milstar-2 F2)  177.5
. 36 01020A USA 158 (GeoLITE)  
. 37 01033A USA 159 (DSP F21) 01-JAN-06 70.3
. 38 01046A USA 162 (SDS 3 F3)  
. 39 02001A USA 164 (Milstar-2 F3) 30-JAN-07 30.0
. 40 03008A USA 167 (DSCS III A-3)  
. 41 03012A USA 169 (Milstar-2 F4) 17-DEC-06 271.0
. 42 03040A USA 170 (DSCS III B-6)  
. 43 03041A USA 171 (Advanced ORION 3)  
. 44 03057A USA 174 (UFO F11)  
. 45 04004A USA 176 (DSP F22)  103.0
The following three satellites were announced as intended to be launched into GEO, but their actual status is not known:
? . 1 06024A USA 187  
? . 2 06024B USA 188  
? . 3 06024C USA 189  


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