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Iridium 96

Also called Iridium SV096


Designation 27376 / 02005E
Launch date 11 Feb 2002
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 780 km
Inclination 86.4°
Launch vehicle Delta 2 #290

In a 667 km storage orbit, will not be raised to the 780 km operational orbit until needed

End of life

Decay 30 May 2020

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