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P 76
Wideband
Wideband
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American communications technology satellite. Communications propagation experiments.

Status: Operational 1976. First Launch: 1976-05-22. Last Launch: 1976-05-22. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 73 kg (160 lb).

Family: Communications technology sat, Sun synchronous orbit, Technology. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Scout, Scout B, Scout B-1. Launch Sites: Vandenberg, Vandenberg SLC5. Agency: USAF. More at: 12939. Bibliography: 2, 279, 6.



1976 May 22 - . 07:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg SLC5. LV Family: Scout. Launch Vehicle: Scout B-1.
  • P 76-5 - . Mass: 73 kg (160 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: USAF STP. Class: Technology. Type: Communications technology satellite. Spacecraft Bus: P 76. Spacecraft: P 76. USAF Sat Cat: 8860 . COSPAR: 1976-047A. Apogee: 1,044 km (648 mi). Perigee: 981 km (609 mi). Inclination: 99.6000 deg. Period: 105.40 min.

    A Scout vehicle carrying a Space Test Program spacecraft was successfully launched from SLC-5 at the Western Test Range. The spacecraft, Flight P76-5, carried a wideband signals experiment sponsored by the Defense Nuclear Agency. Communications propagation experiments.



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