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TRMM - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25063
COSPAR ID 1997-074-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog TRMM

Satellite Details

Orbit 313 x 317 km, 34.9°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)-1.3 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 27 November 1997 21:27
Launch siteTanegashima Space Center,
Japan
Launch vehicle H-II

Description

Tropical Rainfall Monitoring Mission
View from orbit pole
 

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