SECOR 1B
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Object Name SECOR 1B
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Norad ID 729
Cospar ID 1964-001C
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SECOR 1 was a small geodetic satellite used to precisely determine points on the earth. It was launched from the WSMC as a joint venture of the US Army and Navy to locate Pacific islands. Experiments with these led to Timation, and finally to the GPS Navstar system.

Launch Date 1964-01-11
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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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Period: 103.2 min
Inclination: 69.9°
Apogee: 921.0 km
Perigee: 901.0 km
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