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Early Bird
Early Bird -

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Class: Surveillance. Type: Civilian. Nation: USA. Agency: EarthWatch, Longmont. Manufacturer: Orbital Sciences Corp., McLean (formerly DSI and C.

Civilian earth resources / intelligence photo-imaging program.


Specification


Early Bird Chronology


24 December 1997 Early Bird Launch Site: Svobodniy . Launch Vehicle: Start-1. Perigee: 479 km. Apogee: 488 km. Inclination: 97.3 deg.

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