Tiros 4

USA


Tiros D (A-9)

Launch data:

Designation00226 / 62 Beta 1 / 62002A
Launch date8 Feb 1962 - 12:43:45 UT
Launch siteCC, LC17A
Launch vehicle Delta-DM19 (#317/D7)
MissionMeteorology
Earth orbit on Feb 13, 1962 (.5):
Perigee/Apogee712 x 840 km
Eccentricity 0.009
Inclination48.30°
Period100.31 min
Earth orbit on May 26, 2000 (.22):
Perigee / Apogee 691 x 807 km
Eccentricity 0.008
Inclination 48.30°
Period 99.80 min

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufactor 
Platform 
Operator 
Mass at launch  129 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Cylinder
Dimension (m) 0.48 long, 1.07 dia
Equipment 
Solar array 
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  150 yrs

Satellite tracking:

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Ref: #1, #2, #7, #206, #228 - update: 03.11.13