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XTE
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Class: Astronomy. Type: X-ray. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.

X-ray Timing Explorer; X-ray astronomy.


Specification

Total Mass: 3,000 kg.


XTE Chronology


30 December 1995 XTE Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. Mass: 3,000 kg. Perigee: 565 km. Apogee: 583 km. Inclination: 23.0 deg.

X-ray Timing Explorer; X-ray astronomy.



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