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Satellite de Taille Adaptée avec Réflecteur Laser pour l'ETude de la TErre


Designation 07646 / 75010A
Launch date 6 Feb 1975
Country of origin France
Mission Scientific: geodesy
Operator CNES
Perigee/Apogee 805/1108 km
Inclination 49.8°
Period 104.2 min
Launch vehicle Diamant #10
Mass at launch 47 kg

Sphere of 24 cm of uranium covered with 60 reflectors. Measured the continental drift.

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