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Class: Calibration. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army.
Specification

Total Mass: 4 kg.


DODECAPOLE Chronology


09 March 1965 DODECAPOLE 1/Porcupine 1 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena D. Mass: 4 kg. Perigee: 898 km. Apogee: 932 km. Inclination: 70.1 deg.

Surveillance calibration. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).


13 August 1965 Dodecapole 2 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. Mass: 4 kg. Perigee: 979 km. Apogee: 1,051 km. Inclination: 90.0 deg.

Surveillance Calibration; dodecahedron; extended 12 25 ft. antennas. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).



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