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Tempsat
Tempsat 1
Tempsat 1
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American military target satellite. Surveillance Calibration; black 14 inch diameter. sphere.

Status: Operational 1965. First Launch: 1965-08-13. Last Launch: 1969-09-30. Number: 2 . Gross mass: 9.00 kg (19.80 lb).



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Tempsat 1, 2 Calibration satellite for Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), USA. Launched 1965-1969.

Family: Medium earth orbit, Military, Military target sat, Surveillance. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Thor, Delta, Thor Ablestar, Thorad SLV-2G Agena D. Launch Sites: Vandenberg, Vandenberg SLC2E, Vandenberg SLC1W. Agency: USN. Bibliography: 2, 279, 6.

1965 August 13 - . 22:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg SLC2E. LV Family: Thor. Launch Vehicle: Thor Ablestar.
  • Tempsat 1 - . Mass: 9.00 kg (19.80 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Class: Surveillance. Type: Radar calibration target. Spacecraft: Tempsat. USAF Sat Cat: 1512 . COSPAR: 1965-065E. Apogee: 1,188 km (738 mi). Perigee: 1,082 km (672 mi). Inclination: 89.9000 deg. Period: 108.00 min. Surveillance Calibration; black 14 inch dia. sphere. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A). .

1969 September 30 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg SLC1W. LV Family: Thor. Launch Vehicle: Thorad SLV-2G Agena D.
  • Tempsat 2 - . Mass: 9.00 kg (19.80 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Class: Surveillance. Type: Radar calibration target. Spacecraft: Tempsat. USAF Sat Cat: 4168 . COSPAR: 1969-082H. Apogee: 924 km (574 mi). Perigee: 899 km (558 mi). Inclination: 70.0000 deg. Period: 103.20 min. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A)..


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