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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.


Specification


AMPTE Chronology


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



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