Mercury 1 (USA 105)

USA


Spacecraft n:

USA satellite n:

Advanced Vortex 1 - Also called Jeroboam

Launch data:

Designation 23223 / 94054A
Launch date 27 Aug 1994 - 08:58 UT
Launch site CC, LC41
Launch vehicle  Titan-4(01)A / Centaur-T
MissionMilitary: Surveillance
Geostationary orbit on:
Perigee / Apogee 35598 x 35976 km
Eccentricity 4.48E-03
Inclination  5.1 deg
Period 1436.13 min

Would feature a 100 m diameter antenna, built by Boeing and 4500 kg

Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Boeing Satellite Systems
Platform  
Operator National Reconnaissance Office / USAF
Mass at launch  8000 kg
Dry Mass 4000 kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  Still active

Location:

BeginPositionRemarks
 April 2009  27.95° W 

Mission details:


Ref: #7, #15, #226 - update: 22.08.09