Overview of Space-Track.org: A Space Situational Awareness Service by the U.S. Department of Defense

Space-Track.org is a service provided by the U.S. Department of Defense that shares space situational awareness (SSA) services and information with the public. Their mission is to provide orbital element sets (also known as two-line element sets, TLEs), along with other space situational awareness data, to users worldwide.

Space-Track.org is managed by the 18th Space Control Squadron, a part of the U.S. Space Force, which tracks more than 27,000 objects in orbit around Earth. They monitor for potential collisions, break-ups, launches, and reentries, and provide warning and analysis to U.S. and international satellite owners and operators.

Through the Space-Track.org website, users can register for a free account that provides access to a wealth of data about tracked objects, including their current orbits and historical data. The information provided by Space-Track.org is essential for satellite operators, researchers, astronomers, and others interested in space debris and space traffic management.

You can find the website at space-track.org.

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