American burial satellite. One launch, 1997.04.21, Celestis.
First Launch: 1997.04.21.
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Number: 1 .
Pegasus Privately-funded, air-launched winged light satellite launcher. More...
Associated Launch Vehicles
Pegasus American air-launched orbital launch vehicle. Privately-funded, air-launched winged light satellite launcher. More...
Pegasus XL American air-launched orbital launch vehicle. Uprated version of Pegasus air-launched winged light satellite launcher. 4 stage vehicle consisting of 1 x L-1011 + 1 x Pegasus XL stage 1 + 1 x Orion 50XL + 1 x Orion 38. More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
OSC American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Orbital Sciences Corporation, USA. More...
McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Report (Internet Newsletter), Harvard University, Weekly, 1989 to Present. Web Address when accessed: here.
Associated Launch Sites
Gran Canaria DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 1 launch in 1997, reaching up to 580 kilometers altitude. More...
1997 April 21 -
11:59 GMT - .
: Gran Canaria DZ
. Launch Pad
: 27.0 N x 15.3 W. Launch Platform
: L-1011. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
: Pegasus XL
. LV Configuration
: Pegasus XL F15.
- Celestis - .
Payload: CPAC. Nation: USA. Agency: OSC. Manufacturer: Germantown. Program: Celestis. Class: Burial . Type: Burial satellite. Spacecraft: CPAC. Decay Date: 2002-05-21 . USAF Sat Cat: 24780 . COSPAR: 1997-018B. Apogee: 581 km (361 mi). Perigee: 553 km (343 mi). Inclination: 151.0000 deg. Period: 96.00 min.
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