Miranda (UK satellite)
Miranda was a small British satellite, also known as UK-X4, designed to test a new type of three-axis control system as an alternative to spin stabilization. It was built by Hawker Siddeley for the British Department of Trade and Industry and launched by NASA.
|launch date||Mar 9, 1974|
|launch vehicle||Scout D|
|launch site||Vandenberg Air Force Base|
|orbit||703 × 918 km × 97.9°|