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SPOT 3 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 22830
COSPAR ID 1993-061-H
Name in Spacetrack catalog ARIANE 40 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 780 x 794 km, 98.9°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin France
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 26 September 1993 01:45
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40

Description

Ariane 4 third stage booster, which launched the French "Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre 3"
View from orbit pole
 

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