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Spartan 201-1


Designation 22623 / 93023B
Launch date 11 Apr 1993 at 06:11 UT
Country of origin United States
Mission Scientific: high atmosphere and Sun study
Perigee/Apogee 291/298 km
Inclination 57°
Period 90.4 min
Launch vehicle STS 56
Mass at launch 1290 kg

It carried an ultraviolet coronagraph and a white light coronagraph for studies of the Sun.

End of life

Cause Retrieved by the Shuttle
Decay 13 Apr 1993

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