Returns a satellite.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.get_satellite(
satelliteId (string) --


UUID of a satellite.

Return type
Response Syntax
    'currentEphemeris': {
        'ephemerisId': 'string',
        'epoch': datetime(2015, 1, 1),
        'name': 'string',
    'groundStations': [
    'noradSatelliteID': 123,
    'satelliteArn': 'string',
    'satelliteId': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) --
    • currentEphemeris (dict) --

      The current ephemeris being used to compute the trajectory of the satellite.

      • ephemerisId (string) --

        UUID of a customer-provided ephemeris.

        This field is not populated for default ephemerides from Space Track.

      • epoch (datetime) --

        The epoch of a default, ephemeris from Space Track in UTC.

        This field is not populated for customer-provided ephemerides.

      • name (string) --

        A name string associated with the ephemeris. Used as a human-readable identifier for the ephemeris.

        A name is only returned for customer-provider ephemerides that have a name associated.

      • source (string) --

        The EphemerisSource that generated a given ephemeris.

    • groundStations (list) --

      A list of ground stations to which the satellite is on-boarded.

      • (string) --
    • noradSatelliteID (integer) --

      NORAD satellite ID number.

    • satelliteArn (string) --

      ARN of a satellite.

    • satelliteId (string) --

      UUID of a satellite.


  • GroundStation.Client.exceptions.InvalidParameterException
  • GroundStation.Client.exceptions.DependencyException
  • GroundStation.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException