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SECOR 5

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1965-063A

Description

SECOR 5 (SEquential COllation of Range) was a US Army geodetic satellite launched by a Scout B launch vehicle from Wallops Island. It was used to precisely determine points on the earth. Experiments with these led to Timation, and finally to the GPS Navstar system.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-08-10
Launch Vehicle: Scout
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States
Mass: 24 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Army (United States)

Discipline

  • Navigation/Global Positioning

Additional Information

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