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astronautix.com Skipper


Class: Technology. Nation: USSR.

Aerobraking investigation; satellite provided by Russia, instruments by Utah State University; solar array shorted immediately following deployment and ended mission.


Specification

Total Mass: 250 kg.


Skipper Chronology


28 December 1995 Skipper Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. Mass: 250 kg. Perigee: 804 km. Apogee: 813 km. Inclination: 98.6 deg.

Aerobraking investigation; satellite provided by Russia, instruments by Utah State University; solar array shorted immediately following deployment and ended mission.



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