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Tempo 2

Atlas IIA

Lockheed Martin

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Tempo 2

Type: Communications

The Tempo 1 and 2 satellites can transmit more than 200 channels of high-fidelity broadcast programming to cable companies and home dishes. Tempo has twice the power and capacity of comparable satellites. It features 32 high-powered Ku-band transponders at 115 Watts, switchable to 16 transpondersders at 220 Watts. Total on-board transmitter power totals 3500 Watts.


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Launch Complex 36A

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

920 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 36A, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA


Lockheed Martin – LMT

  • Type: Commercial
  • Abbreviation: LMT
  • Founded: 1953
  • Launchers: Titan | Agena
  • Spacecraft: Hubble | JUNO | InSight
  • Country: USA

Lockheed Martin’s Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM’s in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA’s return to the moon in 2024.

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