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DMSP BIV-5 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 3271
COSPAR ID 1968-042-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog THOR BURNER 2 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 798 x 874 km, 98.6°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.7 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 23 May 1968 04:38
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Burner 2
View from orbit pole
 

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