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DSAP-5A

DSAP-5A [NRO]

DSAP-5A (Defense Satellite Application Program Block 5A) was the sixth version of the military meteorological satellites of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.

The designation DMSP-5A (Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Block 5A) was retroactively assigned to these satellites.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Meteorology
Operator:
Contractors: RCA Astro
Equipment: ?
Configuration:
Propulsion: ?
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
DSAP-5A F1 (OPS 0054) 1970-012A 11.02.1970 Va SLC-10W Thor-DSV2U Burner-2
DSAP-5A F2 (OPS 0203) 1970-070A 03.09.1970 Va SLC-10W Thor-DSV2U Burner-2
DSAP-5A F3 (OPS 5268) 1971-012A 17.02.1971 Va SLC-10W Thor-DSV2U Burner-2 with NRL-PL 170A, NRL-PL 170B, NRL-PL 170C