TiPS (Tether Physics and Survivability satellite)
An experiment that consisted of two end-masses (designated USA 123 and USA
124) connected by a 4-km space tether.
The project was funded by the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
||May 12, 1996
||Vandenberg Air Force Base
||1,010 × 1,032 × 63.4°
|mass (at each end of tether)
AND SPACE PROBES