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Platform: TIMED > Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics
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Orbit Altitude: 625 km
Orbit Inclination: 74.1 degrees
Period: 97.3 m
Perigee: 627 km
Apogee: 628 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Inclined Non-Polar
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NASA's Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics (TIMED)
spacecraft was launched on December 7, 2001 from Vandenberg AFB. The spacecraft
was built by The Johns Hopkins University ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 2 years
Launch Date: 2001-12-07
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Lab
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