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Injun 5 (Explorer 40) - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 3338
COSPAR ID 1968-066-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog EXPLORER 40 (INJUN-5)

Satellite Details

Orbit 680 x 2,480 km, 80.7°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 8.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)6.5 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 08 August 1968 20:12
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Scout B
View from orbit pole
 

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