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Platform: LANDSAT-5
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 705 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.2 degree
Equator Crossing: 9:45 AM (± 15 min.) local time (descending node)
Period: 99 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 16 days
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
Landsat 5 is the fifth satellite of the Landsat program. It was launched on
March 1st, 1984, with the primary goal of providing a global archive of
satellite photos. The Landsat Program is managed by ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1984-03-01
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
NASA
USGS
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