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Platform: LANDSAT-1
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Orbit Altitude: 917 km (570 mi)
Orbit Inclination: 99.2 degree
Equator Crossing: 9:30 AM +/- 15 minutes
Period: 103 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 18 days
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Landsat 1, originally named Earth Resources Technology Satellite 1, was a
modified version of the Nimbus 4 meteorological satellite. It was launched on
July 23, 1972, the first satellite of the United ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1972-07-23
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB
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