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Class: Technology. Type: Tracking network. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.

Test and Training Satellite; tested Apollo tracking network.


Specification


TTS Chronology


13 December 1967 TTS 1 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta E. Mass: 20 kg. Perigee: 287 km. Apogee: 490 km. Inclination: 32.9 deg.

Test and Training Satellite; tested Apollo tracking network. Spacecraft engaged in practical applications and uses of space technology such as weather or communication (US Cat C).


08 November 1968 TTS 2; TATS 2 (TETR 2) Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta E. Mass: 40 kg. Perigee: 375 km. Apogee: 945 km. Inclination: 32.9 deg.

Test and Training Satellite; test vehicle for NASA Manned Space Flight Network. Spacecraft engaged in practical applications and uses of space technology such as weather or communication (US Cat C).



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