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IBSS
American satellite. Sensor technology test; retrieved 5/2/91. SDI experiments, retrievable satellite satellite built by Daimler Chrysler Aerospace for SDIO, USA. Launched 1991.

AKA: Infrared Background Signature Survey. Status: Operational 1991. First Launch: 1991-04-28. Last Launch: 1991-04-28. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 1,901 kg (4,190 lb).


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Family: Astronomy, Technology. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Space Shuttle. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral, Cape Canaveral LC39A. Agency: USAF. Bibliography: 2, 279, 6, 6581.

1991 April 28 - . 11:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39A. Launch Platform: MLP2. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle.
  • IBSS - . Payload: SPAS-2. Mass: 1,901 kg (4,190 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: SDIO. Class: Astronomy. Type: X-ray astronomy satellite. Spacecraft: IBSS. Decay Date: 1991-05-06 . USAF Sat Cat: 21244 . COSPAR: 1991-031B. Apogee: 255 km (158 mi). Perigee: 245 km (152 mi). Inclination: 57.0000 deg. Period: 89.50 min. Infrared Background Signature Survey; sensor technology test; retrieved 2 May 1991..


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