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Class: Technology. Nation: USA. Agency: United States Air Force. Manufacturer: USAF Academy, Colorado Springs.

US Air Force Academy experiment to demonstrate use of GPS navigation in geosynchronous orbit.


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Falcon Gold Chronology


25 October 1997 Falcon Gold Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIA. Perigee: 151 km. Apogee: 34,457 km. Inclination: 26.2 deg.

US Air Force Academy experiment to demonstrate use of GPS navigation in geosynchronous orbit.



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