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Class: Communications. Type: Military. Nation: UK.
Specification

Total Mass: 129 kg.


Skynet Chronology


19 January 1974 Skynet 2A Program: Skynet. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. Mass: 129 kg. Perigee: 104 km. Apogee: 1,803 km. Inclination: 37.5 deg.

Partial Failure. Failed to reach planned orbit.


23 November 1974 Skynet 2B Program: Skynet. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. Mass: 129 kg. Perigee: 35,782 km. Apogee: 35,822 km. Inclination: 12.2 deg.

Military communications.



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