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Discoverer 8

NSSDCA ID: 1959-011A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1959-11-20 at 19:26:00 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Decay Date: 1960-03-08

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start: 1959-11-20 14:26:00 UTC
 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
187 km1,679 km103.7 minutes80.65°0.10197

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
kmkilometer1,000 m
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