OSCAR 3 (OSCAR III)
- OSCAR 3 (OSCAR III) OSCAR 3 (OSCAR III)
Object Name OSCAR 3 (OSCAR III) , AO-3
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Norad ID 1293
Cospar ID 1965-016F
Object Type Satellite
Object Status Nonoperational
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OSCAR 3 was a rectangular spacecraft 20 x 30 cm with 4 monopole antennae. It contained a tracking beacon transmitter and a communications repeater. No active attitude control system was employed, and power was furnished by onboard batteries.

Launch Date 1965-03-09
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Launch Site Air Force Western Test Range, California, USA
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Country of Operator United States
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Orbit Status Earth Orbit
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Period: 102.3 min
Inclination: 70.1°
Apogee: 880.0 km
Perigee: 857.0 km
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RCS 0.2142 m²
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