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Other Designations: Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Class: Earth. Type: Weather. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.


Specification

Total Mass: 195 kg.


DMSP Block 5A Chronology


11 February 1970 DMSP-Block-5A F1 Program: DMSP. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 749 km. Apogee: 840 km. Inclination: 98.8 deg.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.


03 September 1970 DMSP-Block-5A F2 Program: DMSP. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 739 km. Apogee: 837 km. Inclination: 99.0 deg.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.


17 February 1971 DMSP Block 5A F3 Program: DMSP. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 741 km. Apogee: 799 km. Inclination: 98.7 deg.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.



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