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Platform: UARS > Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite
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Platform-based Instruments:
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Orbit Altitude: 585 km circular
Orbit Inclination: 57 deg
Period: 96.7 min
Perigee: 574 km (356 mi)
Apogee: 582 km (361 mi)
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Non-Sun-Synchronous
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Following the deployment of the Goddard Space Flight Center's (GSFC) Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) on Sept. 15, 1991, from the Space Shuttle Discovery, scientists have gained a better ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 3 years
Launch Date: 1991-09-12
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral/Kennedy Space Center, USA
Primary Sponsors:
NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center
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