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Platform: LAGEOS-1 > Laser Geodetic Satellite-1
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 109.90 deg
Period: 225.50 min
Perigee: 5,837 km
Apogee: 5,947 km
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Description
Spacecraft Brief Description
LAGEOS (Laser Geodetic Satellite) was a very dense (high mass-to-area
ratio) laser retroreflector satellite which provided a permanent
reference point in ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 50 years
Launch Date: 1976-05-04
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
USA/NASA
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