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Credit: NASA. 21,153 bytes. 249 x 339 pixels.

Class: Earth. Type: Ionosphere. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy.

Investigate effects of ionosphere on radio signals.


Total Mass: 37 kg.

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16 August 1968 EGRS 12 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas. FAILURE: Failure.


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