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HCMM (Heat Capacity Mapping Mission)




HCMM
A NASA satellite that produced thermal maps of the atmosphere, and studied dust and liquid droplets in the upper atmosphere. It was also known as AEM-1.


launch date Apr. 26, 1978
launch vehicle Scout D
launch site Vandenberg Air Force Base
orbit 560 × 641 km × 97.6°
mass 134 kg


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