FORTE (Fast On-orbit Recording of Transient Events)
FORTE (Fast On-orbit Recording of Transient Events) is a United States Air Force satellite, built by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, to study natural and artificial radio emissions from the ionosphere – information needed to develop technology for monitoring nuclear test ban treaties.
|launch date||Aug 29, 1997|
|launch vehicle||Pegasus XL|
|launch site||Vandenberg Air Force Base|
|orbit||799 × 833 km × 70.0°|