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Leostar-1
Glory
Glory
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Version of the Leostar bus for the failed NASA Glory climate mission.

Status: Operational 2011. First Launch: 2011-03-04. Last Launch: 2011-03-04. Number: 1 .



Family: Earth. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Taurus, Taurus 3110. Launch Sites: Vandenberg 576E.

2011 March 4 - . 10:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 576E. LV Family: Taurus. Launch Vehicle: Taurus 3110. FAILURE: Fairing failed to separate..
  • Glory - . Mass: 545 kg (1,201 lb). Nation: USA. Class: Earth. Type: Weather satellite. Spacecraft: Leostar-1. Second failure of this vehicle in a row due to fairing not separating. NASA satellite that would have used an aerosol polarimetry sensor (APS) to provide a global map of aerosol particulates (soot and sulphates) to help calibrate climate change models..


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