MAGELLAN

Launch Details
Launched 3 May 1989
Flight ended 13 October 1994
Status Decayed
Destination Venus Impact
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 19969
COSPAR ID 1989-033B
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1989 May 4 Launch from Cape Canaveral SLC-39B
1989 May 5 Spacecraft separated from Space Shuttle Atlantis
1989 Aug 10 Spacecraft inserted into orbit around Venus
1989 Sep 15 Spacecraft began mapping operations
1994 Oct 13 Mission ended in controlled entry into Venus's atmosphere

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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