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ERS-1 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number21610
COSPAR ID1991-050-F
Name in Spacetrack catalogARIANE 40 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 754 x 760 km, 98.7°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin France
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.5 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 17 July 1991 01:46
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40

Description

Ariane 4 third stage (H-10) used to launch the remote sensing satellite ERS-1
View from orbit pole
 

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