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Program: Lageos

LAser GEOdynamic Satellite

American scientific program operated by CNR/PSN/NASA

Series of satellites designed to provide an orbiting benchmark for geodynamical studies of the Earth. Mission: accurate measurement of satellite's position with respect to Earth; determination of the planet's shape (geoid) and determination of tectonic plate movements associated with continental drift.

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