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DMSP 5528 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 5903
COSPAR ID 1972-018-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog OPS 5058 (DMSP 5B F2)

Satellite Details

Orbit 774 x 849 km, 98.9°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 24 March 1972 08:46
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Burner 2A
View from orbit pole
 

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