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OEX Target

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1985-109E

Description

This was a 0.9 m. diameter visual satellite target that was deployed by the shuttle crew. The orbiter pilots used the target to help check out new software in the vehicle's autopilot.

Alternate Names

  • 16277
  • OEXTarget

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1985-11-30
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 16 kg

Funding Agency

  • NASA-Office of Space Flight (United States)

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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