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Class: Technology. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA-GSFC.

GPS receiver, amateur radio tests; examined effect of solar radiation on satellite explosive devices; deployed from STS 72 1/14/96; retrieved 1/16/96.


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OAST-Flyer Chronology


11 January 1996 OAST-Flyer Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. Perigee: 301 km. Apogee: 311 km. Inclination: 28.5 deg.

GPS receiver, amateur radio tests; examined effect of solar radiation on satellite explosive devices; deployed from STS 72 1/14/96; retrieved 1/16/96.



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