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SSTL Midisatellite
SSTL Midisatellite -

Credit: NASA. 7,246 bytes. 159 x 156 pixels.



Class: Technology. Nation: UK.

Enlarged version of the basic Surrey Microsat bus.


Specification

Total Mass: 50 kg.


Enhanced Microsat SSTL Chronology


07 July 1995 CERISE Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4. Mass: 50 kg. Perigee: 666 km. Apogee: 675 km. Inclination: 98.1 deg.

Caracterisation de l'Environnement Radioelectrique par un Instrument Spatiale Embarque; examined Earth RF environment. Customer: Alcatel Espace/DME. French government research payload incorporated into an advance microsatellite platform. Still operational as of 2000.


03 December 1999 Clementine Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4. Mass: 50 kg. Perigee: 646 km. Apogee: 664 km. Inclination: 98.1 deg.

Customer: Alcatel Espace(France). French government military electronic intelligence research payload incorporated into an advance microsatellite platform. Based on CERISE with enhanced EMC subsystem. Still operational as of 2000.



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