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CAMEO

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1978-098B

Description

This mission employed the second stage of the Delta launch vehicle for the Nimbus 7 spacecraft to provide telemetry command, data storage, and housing for the four barium and one lithium release cannisters. The primary objective of the investigatin was to study the magnetosphere-ionosphere interactions by observing the dynamics of neutral and ion clouds released at ortibal velocities near the earth.

Alternate Names

  • Chem Act Mtrls Eject Orb
  • 11081

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-10-24
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 89.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • NASA-Office of Space Science (United States)

Discipline

  • Space Physics

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. James P. HeppnerProject ManagerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center 
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