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Platform: NIMBUS-2
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Orbit Inclination: 100.3499984741211 Degrees
Period: 108 minutes
Perigee: 1103.0 km
Apogee: 1179.0 km
Orbit Type: GEO > Geosynchronous > Geostationary
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Nimbus-2 was launched in May 1966 and was the second in a series of
second-generation meteorological research-and-development satellites that was
designed to serve as a stabilized, earth-oriented ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1966-05-15
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
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