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Class: Technology. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.

TRS satellites undertook a range of engineering experiments related to radiation-hardening of solar cells and spacecraft electronics.


Specification


TRS Chronology


09 May 1963 TRS 2 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. Mass: 1 kg. Perigee: 2,269 km. Apogee: 4,902 km. Inclination: 87.2 deg.

Solar cells damage data. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).


18 July 1963 TRS 4 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. Mass: 2 kg. Perigee: 3,661 km. Apogee: 3,736 km. Inclination: 88.4 deg.

Radiation damage data. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).


17 October 1963 TRS 5 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena D. Mass: 2 kg. Perigee: 953 km. Apogee: 102,372 km. Inclination: 35.9 deg.

Decay date suspect Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).


17 July 1964 TRS 6 Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena D. Mass: 12 kg. Perigee: 217 km. Apogee: 104,665 km. Inclination: 36.7 deg.

Decay date suspect Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).



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