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Platform: GMS-3 > Geostationary Meteorological Satellite-3
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Orbit Altitude: 36,000 km
Orbit Type: GEO > Geosynchronous > Geostationary
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Description
The Geostationary Meteorological Satellites (GMS) were Japan's contribution to the international Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP). The GMS series carried the Visible and Spin Scan ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1984-08-03
Launch Site: Tanegashima Island, Japan
Primary Sponsors:
Japan/JAXA
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