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Platform: SPOT-5 > Systeme Probatoire Pour l'Observation de la Terre-5
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 822 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.8°
Equator Crossing: 10:30 AM (descending node)
Period: 101.4 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 2-3 days, depending on latitude
Perigee: 825.0 km
Apogee: 826.0 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
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Spot 5 is a French (CNES), Earth-imaging, three tonne satellite that was launched by an Ariane 42P rocket ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 2002-05-04
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Primary Sponsors:
France/CNES
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