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Alouette 1 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number426
COSPAR ID1962-049-B
Name in Spacetrack catalogTHOR AGENA B R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 992 x 1,019 km, 80.5°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 29 September 1962 06:05
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Agena B
View from orbit pole
 

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