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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.


Specification


ACRIMSAT Chronology


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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