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

Micrometeoroid tests.


Specification

Total Mass: 136 kg.


MTS Chronology


13 August 1972 Explorer 46 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout D. Mass: 136 kg. Perigee: 492 km. Apogee: 811 km. Inclination: 37.7 deg.

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



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