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Designation 04801 / 70109A
Launch date 12 Dec 1970
Country of origin France
Operator CNES
Mission Scientific: high atmosphere study
Perigee/Apogee 634/750 km
Inclination 15°
Period 98.6 min
Launch vehicle Diamant #6
Mass at launch 58 kg

First geodetic satellite on an equatorial orbit

End of life

Out of service 23 Mar 1972
Decay 16 Jun 1980

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