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Platform: JASON-1
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Orbit Altitude: 1336 km
Orbit Inclination: 66 degrees
Period: 112.4 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 9.9156 days
Perigee: 1,332 km (827 mi)
Apogee: 1,344 km (835 mi)
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Non-Sun-Synchronous
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 3-year primary mission; 2-year extended mission
Launch Date: 2001-12-07
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
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