SDS-3 7 (USA 236, NROL-38)

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SDS= Satellite Data System

Launch data:

Designation 38466 / 12033A
Launch date 20 Jun 2012 - 12:28 UT
Launch site CC, SLC-41
Launch vehicle  Atlas-5/401 (AV-023)
Mission Military: Electronic Surveillance, early warning
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35771 x 35805 km
Eccentricity 4,03E-04
Inclination 4.91 deg
Period 23.94 min

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer National Reconnaissance Laboratory
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Operator National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)/US Air Force
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