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GOES 2 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number10062
COSPAR ID1977-048-B
Name in Spacetrack catalogDELTA 1 R/B(1)

Satellite Details

Orbit 569 x 1,679 km, 28.4°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)1.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 16 June 1977 10:51
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Delta 2914
View from orbit pole
 

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