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Landsat 6


Designation n/a
Launch date 5 Oct 1993 at 17:56 UT
Country of origin United States
Mission Remote sensing
Launch vehicle Titan 2 #16

End of life

Out of service 5 Oct 1993
Cause Attitude control failure

Cost: $220 million

After rupture of a hydrazine manifold disabled attitude control the satellite began to tumble at the start of the apogee-motor (Thiokol Star 37XFP) firing, and did not reach orbit.

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