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Also called D1A


Designation 02016 / 66013A
Launch date 17 Feb 1966
Country of origin France
Mission Scientific: geodesy
Operator CNES
Perigee/Apogee 502/2484 km
Inclination 34.1°
Period 115.8 min
Launch vehicle Diamant #2
Mass at launch 18.5 kg

Also used to test technology. built by Matra.
Had a doppler beacon in 150 / 400 MHz

End of life

Out of service 23 Jan 1972
Cause Stopped transmitting

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