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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.
- 126 - Bramscher, Robert G, Spaceflight, "A Survey of Launch Vehicle Failures", 1980, Volume 22, page 351.
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