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Chibis M


Designation 38051 / 11062C
Launch date 24 Jan 2012
Country of origin CIS
Mission Scientific: X-ray astronomy
Perigee/Apogee 498 / 514 km
Inclination 51.7°
Period 95 min
Launch vehicle Progress M13M
Launch site LEO

35 kg
To study gamma-radiation generated by lightning in the atmosphere. Carries some 12 kilograms of scientific equipment including an X-ray gamma radiation detector, UV detector, an RF analyser, a digital camera of optical range, as well as a set of plasma-wave devices.

Owned by Sputnix.

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