Satellite Lacrosse/Onyx 3 (Lacrosse-3, USA 133) of National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Lacrosse/Onyx 3 (Lacrosse-3, USA 133)
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
Users Military
Purpose Surveillance
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Intermediate
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 671
Apogee (km) 675
Eccentricity 0.000283969899190686
Inclination (degrees) 57
Period (minutes) 98.2
Launch Mass (kg.) 14500
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 24-10-1997
Expected Lifetime 5 yrs.
Contractor Lockheed Martin Astronautics
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Vandenberg AFB
Launch Vehicle Titan IV
COSPAR Number 1997-064A
NORAD Number 25017
Comments $1 billion range; space-based imaging radar, uses radar pulses to see through clouds, fog, haze, darkness and generate images.


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