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Falcon Gold
Falcon Gold
Falcon Gold
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American navigation technology satellite. US Air Force Academy experiment to demonstrate use of GPS navigation in geosynchronous orbit.

Status: Operational 1997. First Launch: 1997-10-25. Last Launch: 1997-10-25. Number: 1 .



Family: Geosynchronous orbit, Navigation technology satellite, Technology. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Atlas, Atlas IIA. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral, Cape Canaveral LC36A. Agency: USAF, USAF Colorado Springs. Bibliography: 2, 278, 4.

1997 October 25 - . 00:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC36A. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIA.
  • Falcon Gold - . Nation: USA. Agency: Lockheed. Manufacturer: USAF Colorado Springs. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft: Falcon Gold. Decay Date: 1998-09-27 . USAF Sat Cat: 25020 . COSPAR: 1997-065B. Apogee: 34,457 km (21,410 mi). Perigee: 151 km (93 mi). Inclination: 26.2000 deg. Period: 185.80 min. US Air Force Academy experiment to demonstrate use of GPS navigation in geosynchronous orbit..


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