3 Transit Research and Attitude Control

Transit Research and Attitude Control

Organización Armada de los Estados Unidos
Estado Inactivo
Satélite de Tierra
Fecha de lanzamiento 15 de noviembre de 1961
Vehículo de lanzamiento Delta
Sitio de lanzamiento Cabo Cañaveral
Aplicación Experimental
Masa 109 kg
NSSDC ID 1961-031B
Elementos orbitales
Inclinación 32,4 grados
Período orbital 105,7 minutos
Apoastro 1110,2 km
Periastro 959 km

Transit Research and Attitude Control (también denominado por su acrónimo, TRAAC) es un satélite artificial de la Armada de los Estados Unidos lanzado el 15 de noviembre de 1961 desde Cabo Cañaveral mediante un cohete Delta.



La misión de TRAAC era investigar la validez del método de estabilización mediante gradiente gravitatorio para los satélites de navegación de la serie Transit.


  • Masa: 109 kg


  • Wade, Mark (2008). «TRAAC» (en inglés). Consultado el 30 de junio de 2009.
  • NASA (26 de junio de 2009). «TRAAC» (en inglés). Consultado el 30 de junio de 2009.

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