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Class: Technology. Type: Tether. Nation: USA. Agency: National Reconnaissance Office. Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin Astronautics (Denver).

STEX's (Space Technology EXperiments) main equipment was provided by the Naval Research Laboratory. These included:


STEX Chronology

03 October 1998 ATEX Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Taurus. Perigee: 750 km. Apogee: 766 km. Inclination: 85.0 deg.

Remained attached to STEX.

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Last update 12 March 2001.
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