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Iridium 27

Also called Iridium SV027


Designation 24947 / 97051D
Launch date 14 Sep 1997
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 780 km
Inclination 86.4°
Launch vehicle Proton #252

End of life

Out of service Oct 1997
Cause failed during the maneuver to its operational orbit.
Decay 1 Feb 2002

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