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STRV 1B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1994-034C

Description

STRV 1B and STRV 1A were two min-satellites of the British military launched by an Ariane rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. Each was a cube of side 50 cm and mass 50 kg and was launched into orbit to test new solar cells and measure static charge on its surface.

Alternate Names

  • 23126
  • STRV1B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1994-06-17
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 50 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United Kingdom)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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