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Class: Earth. Type: Weather. Nation: France.
Experimental weather satellite; received meteorological data from balloon network.
Total Mass: 84 kg.
12 August 1971
Eole 1 Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout B. Mass: 84 kg. Perigee: 651 km. Apogee: 836 km. Inclination: 50.2 deg.
Experimental weather satellite; received meteorological data from balloon network. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).
- 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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