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Seatrak satellite tracking calculator

The Seatrak satellite tracking calculator was created for tracking Seasat, the first Earth-orbiting satellite designed for remote sensing of the Earth's oceans. It provided Seasat users with quick and accurate sub-satellite position data for each minute of the day's orbits together with the corresponding sensor swath coverage. Seasat operated for 105 days only, from 27 June to 10 October 1978.

The instrument bears a copyright notice to Caltech and date 1977.
With plastic case and operating instructions.

ID: 2012-00035

Creation Jan. 1, 1977

MEDIUM: Plastic; mixed; FORMAT: Plastic discs and plates, 10-11-inches diam.; LENGTH: Case 12 x 12.5 inches; QUANTITY: 1 set

Topics: Calculators, Space

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