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S-30
Explorer 8
Explorer 8
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American earth ionosphere satellite. Explorer 8. Ionospheric research. Research, ionospheric satellite built by NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center for NASA, USA. Launched 1960.

Status: Operational 1960. First Launch: 1960-11-03. Last Launch: 1960-11-03. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 41 kg (90 lb).


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S-30 engine IAE solid rocket engine. Development ended 1997. VLM fourth stage.

S-31 IAE solid rocket engine.

Family: Earth, Ionosphere sat. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Jupiter IRBM, Juno II. Projects: Explorer. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral, Cape Canaveral LC26B. Agency: NASA. Bibliography: 2, 279, 6.

1960 November 3 - . 05:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC26B. LV Family: Jupiter. Launch Vehicle: Juno II.
  • Explorer 8 - . Payload: S-30. Mass: 41 kg (90 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: Explorer. Class: Earth. Type: Ionosphere satellite. Spacecraft: S-30. Decay Date: 2012-03-28 . USAF Sat Cat: 60 . COSPAR: 1960-Xi-1. Apogee: 1,331 km (827 mi). Perigee: 394 km (244 mi). Inclination: 49.9000 deg. Period: 102.20 min. Ionospheric research. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B). .


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