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MIni KApsel


Designation 04345 / 70017B
Launch date 10 Mar 1970
Country of origin France
Perigee/Apogee 302/1180 km
Inclination 5.4°
Period 99.6 min
Launch vehicle Diamant #5

First launch from Kourou, was aimed at measuring the performance and Diamant B; it was attached to the final stage.

End of life

Out of service 10 Mar 1970
Cause failed 17 seconds into launch, stopped transmitting
Decay 9 Sep 1974

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