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Class: Technology. Type: Communications. Nation: France.
Experimental telecommunications satellite, constructed jointly by France and the Federal Republic of Germany.
Total Mass: 221 kg.
18 December 1974
Symphonie 1 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. Mass: 221 kg. Perigee: 35,808 km. Apogee: 35,808 km. Inclination: 12.5 deg.
Experimental commsat. Jointly registered by the Federal Republic of Germany (A/AC.105/INF.305) and France (A/AC.105/INF.306). Symphonie flying model no. 1, constructed jointly by France and the Federal Republic of Germany. Description: Experimental teleco mmunications satellite. Orbit: geostationary.
- 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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