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ASTEX 1 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 5560
COSPAR ID 1971-089-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog ASTEX 1

Satellite Details

Orbit 722 x 742 km, 92.7°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 17 October 1971 13:36
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Thorad SLV-2G Agena D
View from orbit pole
 

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