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Class: Technology. Nation: Brazil.

INPE experimental scientific satellites; carried a magnetometer, particle detectors and an atmospheric experiment.


Specification


SACI Chronology


14 October 1999 SACI 1 Launch Site: Taiyuan . Launch Vehicle: CZ-4B. Perigee: 733 km. Apogee: 744 km. Inclination: 98.6 deg.

INPE experimental scientific satellite with a magnetometer, particle detectors and an atmospheric experiment. INPE reportedly lost contact with the satellite in mid-October.


11 December 1999 SACI-2 Launch Site: Alcantara . Launch Vehicle: VLS. FAILURE: Second stage failed to ignite; destroyed by range safety.

Second attempted launch of Brazil's indigenous launcher.



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