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Also called GRS A


Designation 04221 / 69097A
Launch date 8 Nov 1969
Country of origin Germany
Mission Scientific: ionosphere study
Perigee/Apogee 373/2118 km
Inclination 102.7°
Period 110.4 min
Launch vehicle Scout #67
Mass at launch 72 kg

Studies aurora borealis, Earth's radiation belt and charged particles from the Sun.

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