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Platform: TIMED > Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 625 km
Orbit Inclination: 74.1 degrees
Period: 97.3 m
Perigee: 627 km
Apogee: 628 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Inclined Non-Polar
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Description
NASA's Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics (TIMED)
spacecraft was launched on December 7, 2001 from Vandenberg AFB. The spacecraft
was built by The Johns Hopkins University ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 2 years
Launch Date: 2001-12-07
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
NASA
Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab
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