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Class: Astronomy. Type: X-ray. Nation: Italy. Agency: ASI.
Satellite per Astronomia a raggi X; X-ray celestial observatory
30 April 1996
Beppo SAX Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Atlas I. Perigee: 584 km. Apogee: 601 km. Inclination: 4.0 deg.
LEO. Satellite per Astronomia a raggi X; X-ray celestial observatory Launch vehicle put payload into low earth orbit with IFR trajectory option.
- 4 - McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Report (Internet Newsletter), Harvard University, Weekly, 1989 to Present. HTML when accessed: ftp://sao-ftp.harvard.edu/pub/jcm/space/news
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
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