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Class: Communications. Type: Military. Nation: UK.
Total Mass: 129 kg.
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.
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
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