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Platform: SPOT-3 > Systeme Probatoire Pour l'Observation de la Terre-3
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 98.6°
Period: 101.20 minutes
Perigee: 819.0 km
Apogee: 846.0 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
The SPOT-3 (Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre) spacecraft was
launched in September 26,1993. SPOT-3 is a earth observation
satellite with a ground resolution better than that of the Landsat
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 2 YEARS
Launch Date: 1993-09-26
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Primary Sponsors:
France/CNES
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