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NTS 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1977-053A

Description

NTS was an US Navy navigation satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard an Atlas E/F rocket. The Navigation Tecnical Satellite was a GPS precursor.

Alternate Names

  • Navigation Technology Satellite 2
  • 10091
  • NTS2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1977-06-23
Launch Vehicle: Atlas F
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 431 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Navy (United States)

Disciplines

  • Navigation/Global Positioning
  • Engineering

Additional Information

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