NROL-21

USA


Spacecraft n°:

USA satellite n°:

Also called: USA-193

Launch data:

Designation 29651 / 06057A
Launch date 14 Dec 2006 - 12:00 UT
Launch site Va, SLC-2W
Launch vehicle  Delta-7920-10C
Mission Military surveillance
Earth orbit on Dec 18.29:
Perigee / Apogee 352 x 368 km
Inclination 58.50°
Period 91.74 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Lockheed Martin
Operator 
Platform  
Mass at launch  2000 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  

Decay:

Out of service:  
Cause:  
Descent date:  21 Feb 2008
Destroyed by SM-3 missile
to prevent re-entry
Lifetime: 

Mission details:


Ref.: #6n, #7(JR576,591-592,613,647), #225 - update: 27.12.09