Prospero - .
Payload: X 3. Mass: 66 kg (145 lb). Nation: UK.
Agency: Royal Aerospace Establishment.
Type: Micrometeoroid satellite. Spacecraft: Prospero.
USAF Sat Cat: 5580 . COSPAR: 1971-093A. Apogee: 1,403 km (871 mi). Perigee: 531 km (329 mi). Inclination: 82.00 deg. Period: 104.40 min. To test in space equipment for future satellites and to conduct a scientific experiment to measure the incidence of micro-meteoroids. Launch time 0409 GMT, injection point 13.7 deg S, 137.9 deg E. Anticipated life 100 years. .