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Explorer 48 / SAS
Explorer 48 / SAS -

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Class: Solar. Nation: Italy. Agency: Italy, NASA.
Specification

Total Mass: 174 kg.


SAS Chronology


12 December 1970 Explorer 42 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: San Marco . Launch Vehicle: Scout B. Mass: 143 kg. Perigee: 521 km. Apogee: 570 km. Inclination: 3.0 deg.

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


15 November 1972 Explorer 48 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: San Marco . Launch Vehicle: Scout D. Mass: 185 kg. Perigee: 526 km. Apogee: 526 km. Inclination: 1.0 deg.

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


07 May 1975 Explorer 53 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: San Marco . Launch Vehicle: Scout F. Mass: 195 kg. Perigee: 498 km. Apogee: 507 km. Inclination: 3.0 deg.

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



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