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Other Designations: Infrared Background Signature Survey. Class: Astronomy. Type: Infrared. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.

Sensor technology test; retrieved 5/2/91.


Specification

Total Mass: 1,901 kg.


IBSS Chronology


28 April 1991 IBSS Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. Mass: 1,901 kg. Perigee: 245 km. Apogee: 255 km. Inclination: 57.0 deg.

Infrared Background Signature Survey; sensor technology test; retrieved 5/2/91. Spent boosters, spent maneuvering stages, shrouds and other non-functional objects (US Cat D).



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