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ERS 12



TRS 5 (ERS 12) was an Air Force satellite launched from Cape Canaveral along with Vela 1 and 2.

Alternate Names

  • TRS 5
  • 00675
  • TRS 2(A)
  • ERS12

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-10-17
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Agena D
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 2.1 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force (United States)


  • Space Physics

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. Louis S. WalterProject ScientistNASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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