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Max-Planck-Institut


German manufacturer of spacecraft. Max-Planck-Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany.

Location: Garching.

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Associated People
  • Batalli-Cosmovici Batalli Cosmovici, Cristiano (1943-) Italian physicist payload specialist astronaut, 1989-1992. More...
  • Batalli-Cosmovici Batalli Cosmovici, Cristiano (1943-) Italian physicist payload specialist astronaut, 1989-1992. More...

Associated Countries
Associated Spacecraft
  • Equator-S German earth magnetosphere satellite. One launch, 1997.12.02. German geophysics satellite. More...

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Max-Planck-Institut Chronology


1966 August 17 - . 03:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 5B. LV Configuration: Black Brant VB ALF-VB-08.
1966 August 19 - . 07:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 5B. LV Configuration: Black Brant VB ALF-VB-09.
1973 November 22 - . 23:39 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Canopus. Launch Vehicle: Castor (A).
1975 September 30 - . Launch Site: Marambio. LV Family: Canopus. Launch Vehicle: Castor (A).
1975 October 3 - . Launch Site: Marambio. LV Family: Canopus. Launch Vehicle: Castor (A).
1978 July 30 - . 23:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 1. LV Configuration: Petrel MPI1.
1978 August 13 - . 00:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 1. LV Configuration: Petrel MPI2.
1997 December 2 - . 22:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA2. LV Family: Ariane. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44P. LV Configuration: Ariane 44P V103.
  • Equator-S - . Nation: Germany. Agency: Arianespace. Manufacturer: Max-Planck-Institut. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft: Equator-S. USAF Sat Cat: 25068 . COSPAR: 1997-075B. Apogee: 67,065 km (41,672 mi). Perigee: 591 km (367 mi). Inclination: 6.2000 deg. Period: 1,337.20 min.

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