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Platform: SMS > Synchronous Meteorological Satellites
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Description
The SMS satellite series (1 and 2) were spin-stabilized (100 rpm) and
operated in a West-to-East, geo-synchronous orbit at an altitude of
35,800 km (22,300 mi) above the equator. These were the first ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1966-12-07
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