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USA 129 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number24680
COSPAR ID1996-072-A
Name in Spacetrack catalogUSA 129

Satellite Details

Orbit 241 x 674 km, 97.5°
Category Military reconnaissance
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)-1.5 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 20 December 1996 18:04
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Titan 404A
View from orbit pole
 

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