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Ariel 6


Designation 11382 / 79047A
Launch date 2 Jun 1979
Country of origin United Kingdom
Mission Scientific: X-ray astronomy
Perigee/Apogee 472/383 km
Inclination 55°
Period 92.1 min
Launch vehicle Scout #100

End of life

Decay 23 Sep 1990

Downlink: 137.56 MHz, Uplink: 148.25 MHz

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