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Iridium 71 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25320
COSPAR ID 1998-026-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog IRIDIUM 71

Satellite Details

Orbit 758 x 763 km, 86.4°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 02 May 1998 09:16
Launch siteTaiyuan Space Launch Center,
China
Launch vehicle Chang Zheng 2C-III/SD

Description

Inoperable-tumbling
View from orbit pole
 

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