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Meteor (US)

Multiple Experiment Transportation to Earth Orbit and Return


Designation n/a
Launch date 23 Oct 1995
Country of origin United States
Mission Scientific: Microgravity
Perigee/Apogee n/a
Inclination n/a
Period n/a
Launch vehicle Conestoga #01
Mass at launch ~1000 kg

The satellite was a commercial microgravity recoverable spacecraft operated by EER Systems. Equipped with a Star 48 solid motor

The loss is amounted $20 million for the launcher and at least $73 million for the experiments

3 commercial experiments onboard: an atomic-oxygen experiment from S-Cubed, a concentrator solar array from Able Engineering, and a Motorola payload whose details are unrevealed.

End of life

Out of service 23 Oct 1995
Cause Launcher failed

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