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Other Designations: Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force, NASA.
Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite. Chemical release experiment.
Total Mass: 1,629 kg.
25 July 1990
CRRES Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Atlas I. Mass: 1,629 kg. Perigee: 335 km. Apogee: 34,739 km. Inclination: 18.0 deg.
Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B). Elliptical orbit; MRS trajectory.
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- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
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