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Class: Earth. Type: Geodetic. Nation: France.
French geodetic satellites.
Total Mass: 23 kg.
08 February 1967
Diademe 1 Launch Site: Hammaguira . Launch Vehicle: Diamant. FAILURE: Partial Failure. Mass: 23 kg. Perigee: 545 km. Apogee: 1,084 km. Inclination: 40.0 deg.
Orbit too low. Launch time of Diadem I was 10:39:40 on 8 Feb 1967. Launch time of Diadem II was 11:06:57 on 15 Feb 1967.
15 February 1967
Diademe 2 Launch Site: Hammaguira . Launch Vehicle: Diamant. Mass: 23 kg. Perigee: 584 km. Apogee: 1,733 km. Inclination: 39.4 deg.
Launch time of Diadem I was 10:39:40 on 8 Feb 1967. Launch time of Diadem II was 11:06:57 on 15 Feb 1967.
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