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DMSP-5C (sunshield not deployed)

DMSP-5C (Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Block 5C) was the eighth version of the military meteorological satellites of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Meteorology
Contractors: RCA Astro
Equipment: ?
Propulsion: ?
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Orbit: SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
DMSP-5C F1 (OPS 6983) 1974-063A 09.08.1974 Va SLC-10W Thor-DSV2U Burner-2A
DMSP-5C F2 (OPS 6226) 1975-043A 24.05.1975 Va SLC-10W Thor-DSV2U Burner-2A
DMSP-5C F3 (OPS 5140) 1976-016A 19.02.1976 Va SLC-10W P Thor-DSV2U Burner-2A

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