SMART-1 osculating orbit up to 01.02.04
Date: 02 February 2004
Displayed in the plot are the osculating orbits at launch (GTO) and at different times throughout the mission. Since the start of the mission the electric propulsion engine has changed the orbital parameters as follows:
- Semi-major axis of the orbit increased by 18 650 km
- Perigee altitude from 656 km to 14 312 km
- Apogee altitude from 35 844 km to 59 491 km
- Orbital period from 10 hours 41 minutes to 24 hours and 53 minutes.
Last Update: 1 September 2019