LKO ComSat I (Archive) 

^^ Craft Information - Orbital Update - Return to Operations ^^

The first craft launched into orbit to begin establishing a low-orbital communications network that would allow craft in LKO to remain in contact with Mission Control at all times. An error during launch also allowed this craft to set a distance record that was not broken until the first satellite was sent to Mun!

Every now and then Mission Control needs to tweak the orbits of all or at least two LKO ComSats to account for drift in the craft orbit moving them out of optimal position to remain in constant connection with each other.

its orbital data has been updated to account for a 4-month operational gap as the KSA was shutdown due to government audit

Launched: 5/3/14 @ 15:00:11 UTC
Avg Velocity: 1.600km/s
Periapsis: 764.964km
Apoapsis: 793.642km
Eccentricity: 0.010396
Inclination: 1.251°
Orbital Period: 5,416.06s
Last Update: 9/3/15 @ 21:51 UTC
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Active Vessels

    1. HXF-644 (Class-C)
    2. BCF-204 (Class-E)
      1. ComSat Mun I
      2. ComSat Mun II
      3. ComSat Mun III
      4. Mun III Heat Shield
      5. Munar Orbiter III
      6. Mun III Derelict
      7. Mu-SCAN
      1. ComSat Minmus I Transfer Stage
      2. ComSat Minmus I
      3. ComSat Minmus II
      4. ComSat Minmus III
      5. Mi-SCAN
      6. ComSat Minmus III Transfer Stage
      7. Mi-SCAN Transfer Stage
    1. ComSat Link-1
    2. Mun III Rescue Vehicle Interstage Fairing
    3. Mun III Rescue Vehicle Interstage Fairing
    4. Mun III Rescue Vehicle Transfer Stage
    5. IP ComSat I
    6. IP ComSat II
    7. IP ComSat II Transfer Stage
    8. IP LinkSat
    9. KWO-1
    10. KWO-2
    11. LKO ComSat I
    12. LKO ComSat II
    13. LKO ComSat III
    14. Meeny (Class-A)
    15. Mun II Lift Stage
    16. Lupek
    17. Mi-SCAN Lift Stage
    18. Kerman Space Telescope
    19. Docking Test Capsule
    20. KDO MkIII
    1. Duna I
    2. Duna IPLink-1
    3. Phos
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