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Class: Communications. Type: Military. Nation: UK.

Military communications.


Specification

Total Mass: 243 kg.


NATO 1 Chronology


22 November 1969 Skynet 1A Program: Skynet. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta M. Mass: 243 kg. Perigee: 35,682 km. Apogee: 35,894 km. Inclination: 13.9 deg.

Over Indian Ocean. Military communications. Previously registered by the United States in A/AC.105/INF.220: 1969-101A, orbital data 276 x 36716 km x 28.0 deg, category C.


20 March 1970 NATO 1 Program: NATO. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta M. Mass: 243 kg. Perigee: 35,768 km. Apogee: 35,801 km. Inclination: 13.4 deg.

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


19 August 1970 Skynet 1B Program: Skynet. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta M. Mass: 243 kg. Perigee: 278 km. Apogee: 37,460 km. Inclination: 25.9 deg.

AKM failure left in unusable orbit. Spacecraft engaged in practical applications and uses of space technology such as weather or communication (US Cat C).


03 February 1971 NATO 2 Program: NATO. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta M. Mass: 243 kg. Perigee: 35,772 km. Apogee: 35,802 km. Inclination: 13.9 deg.

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



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