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Platform: LANDSAT-3
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Platform-based Instruments:
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 900 km
Orbit Inclination: 99.2 degree
Equator Crossing: 9:42 AM mean local time
Period: 103 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 18 days
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
Landsat 3 is the third satellite of the Landsat program. It was launched on
March 5th, 1978, with the primary goal of providing a global archive of
satellite photos. Unlike later Landsats, Landsat 3 ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 1 Year
Launch Date: 1978-03-05
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB
Primary Sponsors:
NASA
USGS
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