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Platform: SMM > Solar Maximum Mission
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Orbit Inclination: 28.5 degrees
Period: 94.8 m
Perigee: 508 km
Apogee: 512 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Inclined Non-Polar
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Description
The Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) was designed to provide coordinated
observations of solar activity, in particular solar flares, during a
period of maximum solar activity. The payload was made up of ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1980-02-14
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, USA
Primary Sponsors:
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