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Class: Technology. Type: Gravity gradient. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.
Gravity gradient stabilization tests.
Total Mass: 47 kg.
16 June 1966
GGTS 1 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C. Mass: 47 kg. Perigee: 33,663 km. Apogee: 33,858 km. Inclination: 4.2 deg.
Gravity gradient stabilization tests. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
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