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Class: Solar. Nation: USA.
The NASA ACRIMSAT satellite was managed by JPL, and measured the integrated solar energy output from 0.2 to 2 microns. ACRIMSAT was built by Orbital Sciences.
21 December 1999
ACRIMSAT Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Taurus. Perigee: 683 km. Apogee: 724 km. Inclination: 98.3 deg.
Measured the integrated solar energy output from 0.2 to 2 microns. Carried instrument deleted from Terra spacecraft.
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