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Platform: GRACE > Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
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Platform-based Instruments:
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 89 degrees
Period: 94.5 minutes
Perigee: 483.0 km
Apogee: 508.0 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Non-Sun-Synchronous
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Description
[Source: NASA Science Mission Directorate, http://nasascience.nasa.gov/missions/grace ]

The primary goal of the GRACE mission is to accurately map variations in the Earth's gravity field over its ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 5 years
Launch Date: 2002-03-17
Launch Site: Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia
Primary Sponsors:
USA/NASA
Germany/DLR
Potsdam/GFZ
UTexas/Center for Space Research
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