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Class: Calibration. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army.
Total Mass: 4 kg.
09 March 1965
DODECAPOLE 1/Porcupine 1 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena D. Mass: 4 kg. Perigee: 898 km. Apogee: 932 km. Inclination: 70.1 deg.
Surveillance calibration. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).
13 August 1965
Dodecapole 2 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. Mass: 4 kg. Perigee: 979 km. Apogee: 1,051 km. Inclination: 90.0 deg.
Surveillance Calibration; dodecahedron; extended 12 25 ft. antennas. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).
- 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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