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Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere. Nation: USA. Agency: DARPA.

Mapped project Argus radiation.


Total Mass: 8 kg.

Explorer B Chronology

26 July 1958 Explorer 4 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter C. Mass: 8 kg. Perigee: 257 km. Apogee: 1,352 km. Inclination: 50.2 deg.

Mapped project Argus radiation.


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