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Tiros 3 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 162
COSPAR ID 1961-017-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog TIROS 3

Satellite Details

Orbit 713 x 778 km, 47.9°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 8.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)7.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 12 July 1961 10:25
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Delta
View from orbit pole
 

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