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Explorer 31 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 1806
COSPAR ID 1965-098-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog EXPLORER 31 (ISIS-X)

Satellite Details

Orbit 501 x 2,809 km, 79.8°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 8.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.7 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 29 November 1965 04:48
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor SLV-2 Agena B
View from orbit pole
 

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