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

Total Mass: 17 kg.

Explorer C Chronology

24 August 1958 Explorer 5 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter C. FAILURE: First Stage collided with upper stages. Second Stage ignited in wrong direction. Mass: 17 kg.


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