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Class: Technology. Type: Communications. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.
NASA experimental communications; Advanced Communications Technology Satellite.
Total Mass: 2,767 kg.
12 September 1993
ACTS Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. Mass: 2,767 kg. Perigee: 35,709 km. Apogee: 35,929 km. Inclination: 0.2 deg.
NASA experimental communications; Advanced Communications Technology Satellite; deployed from STS-51 9/12/93; 100 deg W.
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
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