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IBSS

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1991-031B

Description

IBSS (Infrared Background Signature Survey) satellite was deployed from the orbiting STS-39 mission. This US Air Force astronomy mission was retrieved by the shuttle on May 2, 1991.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1991-04-28
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 1901 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force (United States)

Disciplines

  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Astronomy

Additional Information

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

 
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