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Platform: CLUSTER-II > CLUSTER-II
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 90.7 degrees
Period: 620 m
Perigee: 19,000 km
Apogee: 119,000 km
Orbit Type: HEO > Highly Elliptical Orbit
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Description
The aim of the Cluster mission is to study small-scale structures of the
magnetosphere and its environment in three dimensions. To achieve this, Cluster
is constituted of four identical spacecraft ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 9 years
Launch Date: 2000-07-16
Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Tyuratam, Russia
Primary Sponsors:
ESA
NASA
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