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Class: Calibration. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Navy.

Surveillance Calibration; black 14 inch dia. sphere.


Specification

Total Mass: 9 kg.


Tempsat Chronology


13 August 1965 Tempsat 1 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. Mass: 9 kg. Perigee: 1,078 km. Apogee: 1,186 km. Inclination: 90.0 deg.

Surveillance Calibration; black 14 inch dia. sphere. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).


30 September 1969 Tempsat 2 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: LT Thor Agena D. Perigee: 899 km. Apogee: 924 km. Inclination: 70.0 deg.

Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).



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