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Eole
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Class: Earth. Type: Weather. Nation: France.

Experimental weather satellite; received meteorological data from balloon network.


Specification

Total Mass: 84 kg.


Eole Chronology


12 August 1971 Eole 1 Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout B. Mass: 84 kg. Perigee: 651 km. Apogee: 836 km. Inclination: 50.2 deg.

Experimental weather satellite; received meteorological data from balloon network. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).



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