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Platform: RHESSI > Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 600 km
Orbit Inclination: 38 degrees
Period: 96.5 m
Perigee: 579 km
Apogee: 607 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
The High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (HESSI) mission consists of a single
spin-stabilized spacecraft in a low-altitude orbit inclined 38 degrees to the
Earth's equator. The only instrument on ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 2 years
Launch Date: 2002-02-05
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, USA
Primary Sponsors:
NASA/GSFC
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