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Platform: GEOS-1 > Geodetic Earth Orbiting Satellite-1
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 59.3 deg
Period: 540 days
Perigee: 1135 km
Apogee: 2270 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
Spacecraft Brief Description
The GEOS 1 (Geodetic Earth Orbiting Satellite) spacecraft was a
gravity-gradient-stabilized, solar-cell powered unit designed
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Launch Date: 1977-04-20
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, USA
Primary Sponsors:
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