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Platform: AE-C > Atmosphere Explorer C (Explorer 51)
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 68.1 degrees
Period: 132.3 minutes
Perigee: 390 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
The Atmospheric Explorer-C (AE-C) spacecraft (designation: 06977 /
73101A ) was designed as a multi- sided polyhedron shaped frame with a
mean diameter of 1.4 meter. AE-C weighed about 660 kg which ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1973-12-16
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, USA
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