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USA 280

Also called Zuma


Designation 43098 / 18001A
Launch date 8 Jan 2018
Country of origin United States
Mission Military: radar?
Perigee/Apogee 657/659 km
Inclination 52°
Period 98 min
Launch vehicle Falcon 9 #53

It is not clear if the mission succeeded or failed, some claim it did not separate from the upper stage and reentered. Or this might be a cover up to hide the real location of the satellite. Other theories include that is is not a satellite.

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