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Symphonie
Symphonie 1
Symphonie 1
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French communications technology satellite. Experimental telecommunications satellite, constructed jointly by France and the Federal Republic of Germany. Communication satellite built by CIFAS/Aerospatiale consortium for CNES, DFVLR, France. Launched 1974 - 1975.

Status: Operational 1974. First Launch: 1974-12-19. Last Launch: 1974-12-19. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 221 kg (487 lb).


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Family: Communications technology sat, Geosynchronous orbit, Technology. Country: France. Engines: S400. Launch Vehicles: Thor, Delta, Delta 2914, Delta 2000. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral, Cape Canaveral LC17B. Agency: CNES. Bibliography: 2, 279, 6, 6963, 13244.

1974 December 19 - . 02:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC17B. LV Family: Thor. Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914.
  • Symphonie 1 - . Payload: Symphonie MV1. Mass: 221 kg (487 lb). Nation: France. Agency: CNES, DFVLR. Class: Technology. Type: Communications technology satellite. Spacecraft: Symphonie. Completed Operations Date: 1983-08-03 . USAF Sat Cat: 7578 . COSPAR: 1974-101A. Apogee: 35,893 km (22,302 mi). Perigee: 35,853 km (22,277 mi). Inclination: 14.9000 deg. Period: 1,440.50 min.

    Experimental commsat. Jointly registered by the Federal Republic of Germany (A/AC.105/INF.305) and France (A/AC.105/INF.306). Symphonie flying model no. 1, constructed jointly by France and the Federal Republic of Germany. Description: Experimental teleco mmunications satellite. Orbit: geostationary. Positioned in geosynchronous orbit over the Atlantic Ocean at 11 deg W in 1975-1977; over the Indian Ocean 49 deg E in 1977-1983 As of 25 August 2001 located at 179.98 deg E drifting at 1.086 deg W per day. As of 2007 Mar 11 located at 72.77E drifting at 1.184W degrees per day.



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