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Designation 26610 / 00072B
Launch date 16 Nov 2000
Country of origin United Kingdom
Mission Military: technology
Perigee/Apogee 680/39789 km
Inclination 6.4°
Period 708 min
Launch vehicle Ariane V135

Will perform accelerated life testing of new components and materials in the high radiation environment of GTO (Space Radiation Electronics Testbed, 1-year experiment).

Mass approx 95 kg

End of life

Out of service Dec 2000
Cause Design error led to failure

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