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Class: Earth. Type: Atmosphere. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.

Heat Capacity Mapping Mission; prodeuced thermal maps of atmosphere. Studied dust, liquid droplets in upper atmosphere.


Specification

Total Mass: 134 kg.


AEM Chronology


26 April 1978 HCMM Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Scout D. Mass: 134 kg. Perigee: 560 km. Apogee: 641 km. Inclination: 97.6 deg.

Heat Capacity Mapping Mission; prodeuced thermal maps of atmosphere. Spacecraft engaged in practical applications and uses of space technology such as weather or communication (US Cat C).



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