Orbital APIs

Orbital offers a simple interface for applications that lets them schedule queries and collect the results. All Orbital APIs expect and return information formatted as JSON, and require basic authentication using a client ID and secret generated by an Orbital user.


All of our API examples use HTTPie and JQ, and the following environment variables:

Orbital Service Addresses

The following DNS names are the addresses of the Orbital service. (All APIs are available on TCP port 443 via HTTPS).

Request ID

Note that every API calls returns a response header that can be used to troubleshoot the request.

X-Orbital-Request-Id: 0def5acd-2336-8d85-c7e6-471b7dd67519

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