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Class: Solar. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Navy.

Solar radiation data.


Specification

Total Mass: 170 kg.


Solrad Chronology


05 March 1968 Explorer 37 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout B. FAILURE: Partial Failure. Mass: 198 kg. Perigee: 353 km. Apogee: 433 km. Inclination: 59.3 deg.

Solar Explorer B; radiation data; off-nominal orbit.


08 July 1971 Explorer 44 Program: Explorer. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout B. Mass: 118 kg. Perigee: 433 km. Apogee: 632 km. Inclination: 51.1 deg.

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


15 March 1976 Solrad 11B Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C. Mass: 181 kg. Perigee: 115,720 km. Apogee: 116,645 km. Inclination: 25.6 deg.

Solar radiation data. Spacecraft engaged in practical applications and uses of space technology such as weather or communication (US Cat C).



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