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Class: Military. Type: ASAT Target. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.
ASAT Target Balloon Chronology
13 December 1985
USA 13; ASAT Balloon Target Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout G. Perigee: 311 km. Apogee: 691 km. Inclination: 37.1 deg.
Spacecraft engaged in practical applications and uses of space technology such as weather or communication (US Cat C).
- 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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