CloudSat (ESSP 4)

USA


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Launch data:

Designation 29107 / 06016A
Launch date 28 Apr 2006 - 10:02 UT
Launch site Va, SLC-2W
Launch vehicle  Delta-7420-10C
Mission Government/Civil: Earth Observation, Rem Sensing
LEO Sun-Synchronous Earth orbit on:
Perigee / Apogee 701 x 704 km
Eccentricity 2.12E-04
Inclination 98.25°
Period 98.83 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Ball Aerospace (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory?)
Operator NASA/Colorado State University
Platform  BCP-2000
Mass at launch  848 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Equipment Cloud Profiling Radar (CPR)
DC power  570 W
Design lifetime  2 yrs

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