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

Ionospheric research.


Specification

Total Mass: 41 kg.


S-30 Chronology


03 November 1960 Explorer 8 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Juno II. Mass: 41 kg. Perigee: 394 km. Apogee: 1,331 km. Inclination: 49.9 deg.

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



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