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Platform: IKONOS
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 681 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.1 degree
Equator Crossing: 10:30 AM
Repeat Cycle: 3 days
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
IKONOS is the world's first commerical high resolution satellite and was launched into orbit on September 24, 1999 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on a Athena II rocket. The 1600-pound ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: Over 7 years
Launch Date: 1999-09-24
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
GeoEye Inc.
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