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Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere. Nation: USA.
Specification


Radiation Probe Chronology


02 July 1960 NASA Radiation Probe Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1. FAILURE: Failure.

Suborbital.


21 September 1960 Radiation Probe Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior.

Suborbital. Blue Scout first launch. USAF Blue Scout rocket fired from Cape Canaveral placed instrumented payload 16,600 miles above the earth, the first of 11 such tests, but no data were received due to radio malfunction.


04 October 1960 USAF Radiation Probe Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1.

Suborbital.


08 November 1960 Radiation Probe Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior. FAILURE: Failure.

Suborbital.


07 January 1961 USAF Radiation Probe & Caps Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout 1.

Suborbital.


03 March 1961 USAF Radiation Probe Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout 2.

Suborbital.


12 April 1961 USAF Radiation Probe & Caps Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout 2.

Suborbital.


09 May 1961 USAF Radiation Probe Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout 1.

Suborbital.


17 August 1961 Radiation Probe Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior.

Suborbital.


04 December 1961 Radiation Probe Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior.

Suborbital.



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