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Westpac

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1998-043E

Description

Formerly known as WPLTN-1, Westpac was an Australia geodetic satellite for the joint venture between Australia's Electro Optics and the Russian Space Agency. It was spherical in shape with laser reflectors. It served as a target for the Western Pacific Laser Tracking Network.

Alternate Names

  • 25398

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1998-07-10
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 24 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Australia)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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