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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 5B Chronology


14 October 1971 DMSP-Block-5B F1 Program: DMSP. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 772 km. Apogee: 850 km. Inclination: 99.1 deg.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.


24 March 1972 DMSP-Block-5B F2 Program: DMSP. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 781 km. Apogee: 858 km. Inclination: 98.9 deg.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.


09 November 1972 DMSP-Block-5B F3 Program: DMSP. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 785 km. Apogee: 841 km. Inclination: 98.6 deg.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.


17 August 1973 DMSP-Block-5B F4 Program: DMSP. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 779 km. Apogee: 819 km. Inclination: 98.9 deg.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.


16 March 1974 DMSP-Block-5B F5 Program: DMSP. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 757 km. Apogee: 846 km. Inclination: 99.1 deg.

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.



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