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Transit 4B Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 204
COSPAR ID 1961-031-C
Name in Spacetrack catalog THOR ABLESTAR R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 945 x 1,091 km, 32.4°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)6.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 15 November 1961 22:26
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Ablestar
View from orbit pole
 

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