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

First Earth photo; radiation data.


Total Mass: 64 kg.

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07 August 1959 Explorer 6 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. Mass: 64 kg. Perigee: 245 km. Apogee: 42,400 km. Inclination: 47.0 deg.

First Earth photo; radiation data.


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