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ERS 21

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1968-081C

Description

OV5-4 (ERS 21) was a magnetospheric particle radiation satellite that was used to examine heat transfer in liquids in zero-G. It was launched by the US Air Force from Cape Canaveral aboard a Titan 3C rocket.

Alternate Names

  • OV5-4
  • ORS 3(D)
  • PL-683I
  • 03430
  • ERS21
  • 1968-081C

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1968-09-26
Launch Vehicle: Titan III-C
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 12.7 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Microgravity

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

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