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EPE
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Class: Solar. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.

Radiation and solar wind data.


Specification

Total Mass: 42 kg.


EPE Chronology


16 August 1961 Explorer 12 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta. Mass: 38 kg. Perigee: 790 km. Apogee: 76,620 km. Inclination: 33.4 deg.

Radiation and solar wind data. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).


02 October 1962 Explorer 14 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta A. Mass: 40 kg. Perigee: 2,558 km. Apogee: 96,229 km. Inclination: 42.3 deg.

Magnetosphere studies. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).


27 October 1962 Explorer 15 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta A. Mass: 45 kg. Perigee: 306 km. Apogee: 17,610 km. Inclination: 17.9 deg.

Radiation decay data. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).


21 December 1964 Explorer 26 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta C. Mass: 46 kg. Perigee: 284 km. Apogee: 10,043 km. Inclination: 19.8 deg.

Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).



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