TLEs – Classification

This post is part of a series on understanding the meaning behind the values contained in a Two Line Element set, or Keplerian Elements. The main article is here.


This is a one character string designating the classification of the satellite.

Known values are:
C – Classified
U – Unclassified

There may be others however public lists only show satellites classified as “U”.

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