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Class: Communications. Type: Military. Nation: UK.
United Kingdom military communications satellite; 1 deg W. Owner/operator: UK Ministry of Defence. Expected operational life 10 years.
Total Mass: 1,463 kg.
30 August 1990
Skynet 4C Program: Skynet. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP. Mass: 1,463 kg. Perigee: 35,781 km. Apogee: 35,793 km. Inclination: 2.0 deg.
UK military communications; 1 deg W. United Kingdom military communications satellite. Owner/operator: UK Ministry of Defence. Expected operational life 10 years.
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