NOAA 18
Mission information
Name
NOAA 18
Satellite ID
SWSC-0362-2710-3817-5254
NORAD ID
28654
Website
https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraft/display.action?id=2005-018A
Country of Origin

United States of America

Status
Satellite alive
Operational

Satellite is in orbit and operational

Image
NOAA 18
Mission timeline
Launch Date
2005-05-20T00:00:00+00:00
Description

A 4th generation meterological satellite. Complimentary geostationary (GOES) satellite with its improved sensing capability on a polar orbit.

Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
APT
Downlink Frequency
137912500
ARGOS-3 A-DCS 465.9875MHz
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
BPSK
Downlink Frequency
465987500
Baud
400
Type
Transmitter
Service
Mobile
Downlink Mode
BPSK
Downlink Frequency
1544500000
Baud
2400
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
HRPT
Downlink Frequency
1707000000
Downlink Drifted
-5126
Baud
665400
Direct Sounder Broadcast
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
DSB
Downlink Frequency
137350000
Baud
8320
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
CW
Downlink Frequency
137770000
Most Recent Observers
Observer Latest Data
SA2KNG Experimental-KP03cu 2022-08-04 05:53:56 UTC
FHAB GS1-JO66kt 2021-07-26 20:09:03 UTC
Data Frames Decoded - 30 Days
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Orbital Elements
Latest Two-Line Element (TLE)
TLE Source
Celestrak (active)
TLE Updated
2022-12-08 09:23:23 UTC
TLE Set
1 28654U 05018A   22342.07404302  .00000263  00000+0  16548-3 0  9999
2 28654 98.9327 52.2254 0014104 197.1113 162.9585 14.12818276904580
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