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Other Designations: Radiation Meteoroid. Class: Earth. Type: Micrometeoroid. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.

Radiation Meteoroid. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space.


Specification

Total Mass: 46 kg.


RM Chronology


16 August 1968 RM-18 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas. FAILURE: Failure.
09 November 1970 RM-1; RMS Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout B. Mass: 46 kg. Perigee: 303 km. Apogee: 526 km. Inclination: 37.4 deg.

Radiation Meteoroid. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).



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