LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Jan 27 1999
Lockheed Martin

Formosat-1

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

January 26, 1999 at 7:34 PM EST

(January 27, 1999 at 12:34 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

January 26, 1999 at 7:34 PM EST

(January 27, 1999 at 12:34 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

January 26, 1999 at 7:34 PM EST

(January 27, 1999 at 12:34 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • The mission objective of ROCSAT-1 (Republic of China Satellite 1) is to develop, launch, and operate a low earth orbit satellite, and to conduct three scientific and technology experiments in the areas of ocean color imaging, space telecommunication, and solar-terrestrial physics.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 46