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  • Perrin Perrin, Philippe (1963-) French test pilot mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-111. Grew up in Avignon, Provence. More...

Morocco Chronology


1963 January 6 - .
2000 August 1 - .
  • Discovery of NWA 2737 Mars Meteorite - . Nation: Morocco.

2000 December 1 - .
  • Discovery of NWA 817 Mars Meteorite - . Nation: Morocco.

2001 March 1 - .
  • Discovery of NWA 856 Mars Meteorite - . Nation: Morocco.

2001 March 1 - .
  • Discovery of NWA 856, 1669, 1950 Mars Meteorites - . Nation: Morocco.

2001 December 10 - . 17:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC45/1. LV Family: Zenit. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2. LV Configuration: Zenit-2 19L (1381573091).
  • Maroc-Tubsat - . Mass: 45 kg (99 lb). Nation: Morocco. Agency: RAKA. Manufacturer: TuB. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft: Tubsat. USAF Sat Cat: 27004 . COSPAR: 2001-056D. Apogee: 1,014 km (630 mi). Perigee: 985 km (612 mi). Inclination: 99.2000 deg. Period: 105.10 min. Maroc-Tubsat was built by the Technical University of Berlin for the Centre Royal de Teledetection Spatiale, Morocco, and had a mass of 47 kg. It carried an imager and a store-forward communications test payload. The satellite measured 32x34x36,2 cm and was still in operation as of 2003.

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