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Fleetsatcom 5


Designation 12635 / 81073A
Launch date 6 Aug 1981
Country of origin United States
Mission Military: telecommunications
Geostationary orbit n/a
Launch vehicle Atlas Centaur
Launch site Cape Canaveral

End of life

Out of service Aug 1981
Cause The satellite reached GTO, but imploding payload shroud damaged it

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