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SR 8 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 1738
COSPAR ID 1965-093-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog EXPLORER 30

Satellite Details

Orbit 667 x 847 km, 59.7°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 8.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)6.4 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 19 November 1965 04:48
Launch siteWallops Launch Facility,
United States
Launch vehicle Scout X-4
View from orbit pole
 

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