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Zamzara
2003-Mar-12, 06:31 PM
Does anyone know how long the Apollo 15 sub-satellite stayed in orbit after the mission?

ToSeek
2003-Mar-12, 09:16 PM
On 2003-03-12 13:31, Zamzara wrote:
Does anyone know how long the Apollo 15 sub-satellite stayed in orbit after the mission?


At least until January 1973, when they stopped communicating with it.

http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/database/MasterCatalog?sc=1971-063D

P.S. One of the "sponsored links" when I was Googling for this information was this site: http://www.planetaryinvestments.com/ . Arrgh!