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Platform: OGO-5 > Orbiting Geophysical Observatory-5
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 31.1 degrees
Repeat Cycle: 3796 minutes
Perigee: 272 km
Apogee: 148,228 km
Orbit Type: HEO > Highly Elliptical Orbit
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Description
The fifth Orbiting Geophysical Observatory, OGO-5, was launched on 4 March
1968. The satellite, primarily devoted to Earth observation, was in a highly
elliptical initial orbit with a 272 km perigee ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1968-03-04
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, USA
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