Re: SL-13... how big?

Phillip Clark (
Wed, 25 Nov 1998 07:33:13 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 23 Nov 1998, Ron Dantowitz wrote:
> Anyone know offhand the SL-13 dimensions? an overhead pass tomorrow at
> 180km... need to know how to estimate brightness beforehand...

Diameter 4.1 metres, body length 4 metres, length including payload 
adapter and motor 6.5 metres.   Mean mass for these stages is 4,185 kg.

Phillip Clark

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