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Spartan 201-2


Designation 23253 / 94059B
Launch date 9 Sep 1994
Country of origin United States
Mission Scientific: Sun study
Perigee/Apogee 259/269 km
Inclination 56.9°
Period 89.5 min
Launch vehicle STS 64

It carried optical instruments to measure the speed and acceleration of the solar wind in the corona.

End of life

Cause Retrieved by the Shuttle
Decay 20 Sep 1994

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