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Platform: AQUARIUS
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 657 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.01 degrees
Equator Crossing: 6 a.m.
Period: 97.74 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 7 days (103 orbits)
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
[Source: NASA AQUARIUS mission web site http://aquarius.nasa.gov/ ]

[10-Jun-11] Aquarius/SAC-D rocketed into space at 7:20:13 AM PDT. Less than 57 minutes later it separated from the rocket's second ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 3 years
Launch Date: 2011-06-10
Launch Site: VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, USA
Primary Sponsors:
USA/NASA
ARGENTINA/CONAE
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