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Class: Materials. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.
Wake Shield Facility; released and later retrieved by the Shuttle in a single mission; semiconductor materials research.
Total Mass: 1,935 kg.
07 September 1995
WSF 2 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. Mass: 1,935 kg. Perigee: 397 km. Apogee: 405 km. Inclination: 28.5 deg.
Wake Shield Facility; released by STS-69 9/11/95; retrieved 9/14/95; semiconductor materials research. Retrieved by Endeavour Sep 14
19 November 1996
WSF Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. Perigee: 347 km. Apogee: 359 km. Inclination: 28.5 deg.
Retrieved Nov 26
- 4 - McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Report (Internet Newsletter), Harvard University, Weekly, 1989 to Present. HTML when accessed: ftp://sao-ftp.harvard.edu/pub/jcm/space/news
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