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Country: Israel. Latitude: 31.90 N. Longitude: 34.70 E. Minimum Inclination: 142.0 degrees. Maximum Inclination: 144.0 degrees. Comments: Missile test site from which Shavit satellite launch vehicle is launched. Due-west launch over Mediterranean required to avoid overflying Arab countries, resulting in unique orbital inclination and direction.
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Last update 12 March 2001.
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