LAUNCH CENTER

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Success
Tue Dec 21 1999
Orbital Sciences Corporation

Arirang-1 & ACRIMSat

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

December 21, 1999 at 2:13 AM EST

(December 21, 1999 at 7:13 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

December 21, 1999 at 2:13 AM EST

(December 21, 1999 at 7:13 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

December 21, 1999 at 2:13 AM EST

(December 21, 1999 at 7:13 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • The KOMPSAT 1 (Korean Multi-purpose Satellite 1) Earth observation satellite was developed jointly by KARI and TRW. ACRIMSat (Active Cavity Radiometric Irradiance Monitor Satellite) was a satellite to ascertain the extent of solar radiation variability.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 576E