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S-46
Explorer S-46
Explorer S-46
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American earth magnetosphere satellite. Explorer. Research, ionospheric satellite operated by NASA, USA. Launched 1960.

Status: Operational 1960. First Launch: 1960-03-23. Last Launch: 1960-03-23. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 16 kg (35 lb).


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Family: Earth, Magnetosphere sat. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Jupiter IRBM, Juno II. Projects: Explorer. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral, Cape Canaveral LC26B. Agency: NASA. Bibliography: 126, 6841, 13036.

1960 March 23 - . 13:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC26B. LV Family: Jupiter. Launch Vehicle: Juno II. FAILURE: Upper stage failed to ignite. Third stage failed to ignite due to loss of radio contact.. Failed Stage: 3.
  • Explorer S-46 - . Payload: S-46. Mass: 16 kg (35 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: Explorer. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft: S-46. Decay Date: 1960-03-23 .


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