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Platform: EP-TOMS > Earth Probe-TOMS
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Platform-based Instruments:
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 740 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.385 degrees
Period: 99.6 minutes
Perigee: 490.5 km
Apogee: 515.2 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
The Earth Probe TOMS (EP-TOMS) spacecraft was launched on July 2, 1996
from a Pegasus XL rocket and placed into a polar orbit with the following
characteristics:
Apogee Altitude : 515.2 km
Perigee ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 2 years
Launch Date: 1996-07-02
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
NASA
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