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Platform: DMSP 5D-3/F16 > Defense Meteorological Satellite Program-F16
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 830km
Orbit Inclination: 98.9°
Period: 101.9 minutes
Perigee: 843.0 km
Apogee: 853.0 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
[Source: National Space Science Data Center, http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=2003-048A ]

DMSP F16 (USA 172) was launched by a Titan 2 rocket from Vandenberg AFB at 16:17 UT on ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 2003-10-18
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force (United States)
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