Orion 9 (USA 268, NROL-37, Mentor-7)

USAF

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Launch data:

Designation 41584 / 16036A
Launch date 11 June 2016 - 17:51 UT
(1:51 p.m. EDT)
Launch site CC, SLC-37B
Launch vehicle  Delta-4H (upg.)
Mission Military: Earth observation, ELINT
Geostationary orbit over the Indian Ocean:
Perigee / Apogee 35613 x 35903 km
Eccentricity 3,44E-03
Inclination 7.51 °
Period 1437.19 min
Mentor satellite

Mentor satellite



Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer TRW ? Northrop Grumman Space Technology
Platform 
Operator National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
Mass at launch  5000 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 
Solar array 
Stabilization  Large Dish Antenna, 3-Axis-Stabilization
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 7 Jul 2016  103° E drift
 Dec 2016  102.6° E 


Description:

Mission details:

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