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Platform: NIMBUS-5
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 1020 km
Orbit Inclination: 100.10 degrees
Period: 107.20 minutes
Perigee: 1088 km
Apogee: 1101 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
Nimbus-5 was launched in December 1972 and was a research-and-development
satellite designed to serve as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform for
the testing of advanced meteorological sensor systems ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1972-12-11
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
USA/NASA
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