Tiros 9

USA


Orig PL Name: Tiros I (A-54)

Launch data:

Designation 00978 / 65004A
Launch date22 Jan 1965 - 07:52 UT
Launch siteCC, LC-17A
Launch vehicleDelta-C (#374/D28)
MissionMeteorology
Earth orbit on:
Perigee/Apogee702/2563 km
Inclination 96.4°
Period 118.9 min


TIROS IX, a cartwheel satellite launched by a Thor-Delta rocket.

Test satellite for the Tiros Operational Satellite (TOS)


Ref: #7, #15, #237 - update: 27.09.10