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Platform: SORCE > Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 630 km
Orbit Inclination: 40 degrees
Period: 97 minutes
Perigee: 612.8 km
Apogee: 652.5 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Non-Sun-Synchronous
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Description
SORCE is a NASA-sponsored satellite mission that will provide state-of-the-art
measurements of incoming x-ray, ultraviolet, visible, near-infrared, and total
solar radiation. SORCE represents the ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 5 years
Launch Date: 2003-01-25
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, USA
Primary Sponsors:
LASP-CU
OSC
NASA
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