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Class: Astronomy. Type: X-ray. Nation: Italy. Agency: ASI.

Satellite per Astronomia a raggi X; X-ray celestial observatory


Specification


SAX Chronology


30 April 1996 Beppo SAX Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Atlas I. Perigee: 584 km. Apogee: 601 km. Inclination: 4.0 deg.

LEO. Satellite per Astronomia a raggi X; X-ray celestial observatory Launch vehicle put payload into low earth orbit with IFR trajectory option.



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