Satellite Wind (International Solar-Terrestrial Program) of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Wind (International Solar-Terrestrial Program)
Country of Operator/Owner Multinational
Operator/Owner National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Users Government
Purpose Astrophysics
Class of Orbit Elliptical
Type of Orbit Cislunar
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 186
Apogee (km) 470310
Eccentricity 0.972866259964075
Inclination (degrees) 28.7
Period (minutes) 19700.45
Launch Mass (kg.) 1200
Dry Mass (kg.) 895
Power (watts) 472
Date of Launch 01-11-1994
Expected Lifetime
Contractor Martin Marietta Astrospace
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Cape Canaveral
Launch Vehicle Delta 2
COSPAR Number 1994-071A
NORAD Number 23333
Comments Operates with "Polar"; provide complete plasma, energetic particle, and magnetic field input for magnetospheric and ionospheric studies.


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