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Period:            93.58 
Inclination:      40.46 
Apogee:          468
Perigee:          432

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OBJECT A
1 35001U 09028A 09143.93887834 +.00001933 +00000-0 +54843-4 0 00091
2 35001 040.4568 025.6503 0025918 338.9366 021.0378 15.38737396000612


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Tuesday was a big night at NASA. The Air Force's satellite finally launched into orbit.
Nearing 8 o'clock, "Tac Sat 3" sliced through the twilight sky dazzling its audience Dozens of spectators poured out of buses and took seats on bleachers, to see the 60-million dollar rocket blast off.

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TLE Data
OBJECT A
1 35001U 09028A 09140.17456709 .00003726 00000-0 10000-3 0 28
2 35001 040.4577 048.1453 0026008 311.8349 048.0222 15.38720913 27

OBJECT B
1 35002U 09028B 09140.17443970 .00003820 00000-0 10000-3 0 20
2 35002 040.4690 048.1556 0025897 313.8852 045.7409 15.39453385 22

OBJECT C
1 35003U 09028C 09140.17446004 .00003875 00000-0 10000-3 0 11
2 35003 040.4700 048.1525 0029522 318.3420 041.5333 15.39772250 37


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T plus 22 minutes
The three CubeSats satellites are now scheduled to be deployed

There will be no confirmation of separation until the satellites come back into telemetry range.

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T plus 17 minutes
The PharmaSat research satellite is scheduled to be deployed at  T plus 22 minutes

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T plus 14 minutes

The launch vehicle has entered transfer orbit, and TacSat 3 now separated

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T plus 10 minutes.
Third stage separation and fourth stage ignition have been confirmed.

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T plus 6 minutes.
All systems nominal.

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T plus 1 minutes.
All systems nominal.

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