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Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

Primary function: Collect terrestrial, space en- vironment and Earth surface data. Dimensions: Approximately 14 ft. long. Weight: 2,545 lbs., includ- ing 592-pound sensor payload. Power: 10 panels, generating 2,000 watts of power. Orbit: Approximately 525 miles.

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Taken on February 3, 2012