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Class: Astronomy. Type: Ultraviolet. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.

International Ultraviolet Explorer.


Specification

Total Mass: 672 kg.


IUE Chronology


26 January 1978 IUE 1 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. Mass: 672 kg. Perigee: 30,285 km. Apogee: 41,296 km. Inclination: 34.3 deg.

International Ultraviolet Explorer. Spacecraft engaged in practical applications and uses of space technology such as weather or communication (US Cat C).



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