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Platform: COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 > Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 72 degrees
Period: 95 m
Perigee: 496 km
Apogee: 540 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Inclined Non-Polar
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Description
[Source: COSMIC Home Page at UCAR, http://www.cosmic.ucar.edu/about.html ]

FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Overview

FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC (F3C) is a joint Taiwan/US science mission for weather, climate, space weather ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 5 years
Launch Date: 2006-04-15
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
USA/NSF/UCAR
TAIWAN/NSPO
USA/NASA
USA/DOD/USAF
USA/NOAA
USA/DOD/ONR
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