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STSS DEMO 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-052A

Description

STSS Demo, the Space Tracking and Surveillance System Demonstrator mission, launched on a Delta 2 rocket from Cape Canaveral on 25 September 2009 at 12:20 UT. This US Missile Defense Agency mission will use sensors on the two spacecraft to track ballistic missiles. The satellites have a two-year mission life and four-year design life.

Alternate Names

  • 35937
  • USA 208
  • STSSDEMO1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-09-25
Launch Vehicle: Delta II
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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