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Class: Calibration. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.

Aluminum sphere used for radar calibration.


Specification


LCS Chronology


06 May 1965 LCS 1 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Titan 3A. Mass: 34 kg. Perigee: 2,786 km. Apogee: 2,795 km. Inclination: 32.1 deg.

Aluminum sphere used for radar calibration. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).


15 October 1965 LCS 2 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C. FAILURE: Partial Failure.

Dual launch with OV2-1; upper stage broke up.


07 August 1971 LCS 4 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. Mass: 1 kg. Perigee: 779 km. Apogee: 910 km. Inclination: 87.6 deg.

Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).



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