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Platform: GMS-1 > Geostationary Meteorological Satellite-1
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Orbit Altitude: 36,000 km
Orbit Type: GEO > Geosynchronous > Geostationary
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The Geostationary Meteorological Satellite (GMS-1) was Japan's contribution to the international GARP (Global Atmospheric Research Program). One major objective of GARP was to obtain synoptic global ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1977-07-14
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, USA
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