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ERS 16



ERS 16 was an Air Force technology satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard an Atlas Agena D rocket. It performed metal-to-metal bonding experiments.

Alternate Names

  • ORS 2(B)
  • ORS 2
  • 02202
  • ERS16

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1966-06-09
Launch Vehicle: Atlas
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 4.5 kg

Funding Agency

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


  • Microgravity

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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