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Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA(Ampte 1).
Charge Composition Explorer; detected tracer ions released into magnetosphere by IRM.
16 August 1984
AMPTE 3 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 3925. Mass: 77 kg. Perigee: 1,002 km. Apogee: 113,417 km. Inclination: 26.9 deg.
Detected tracer ions released into magnetosphere by IRM. Magnetosphere research satellite. Launch time 1447 GMT. (Document quotes geocentric distances, which have been converted to orbital heights.)
25 August 1997
ACE Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925.
Earth-Sun L1 point
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
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