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Class: Technology. Type: Gravity gradient. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.

Gravity gradient stabilization tests.


Specification

Total Mass: 47 kg.


GGTS Chronology


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).



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