American earth magnetosphere satellite. One launch, 1990.04.05. Chemical release experiment.
Gross mass: 178 kg (392 lb).
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First Launch: 1990.04.05.
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...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. Web Address when accessed: here.
McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. Web Address when accessed: here.
Associated Launch Sites
Point Arguello WADZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 28 launches from 1990 to 2007, reaching up to 4539 kilometers altitude. More...
1990 April 5 -
19:10 GMT - .
: Point Arguello WADZ
. Launch Pad
: 36.0 N x 123.0 W. Launch Platform
: NB-52 008. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
. LV Configuration
: Pegasus 001/F1.
- Pegsat - .
Payload: Pegsat / Orion 38. Mass: 178 kg (392 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Greenbelt. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft: Pegsat. Decay Date: 1998-11-14 . USAF Sat Cat: 20546 . COSPAR: 1990-028A. Apogee: 507 km (315 mi). Perigee: 401 km (249 mi). Inclination: 94.1000 deg. Period: 93.70 min. Summary: Chemical release experiment. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B). .
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