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ESRO 2A

NSSDCA ID: ESRO2A
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Description

ESRO II-A was launched using a Scout 55 rocket and carried 7 experiments to study solar and cosmic radiation. The third stage vehicle failed and the spacecraft did not achieve orbit.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 1967-05-29
    Launch Vehicle: Scout
    Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
    Mass: 74 kg

    Funding Agency

    • European Space Agency (International)

    Disciplines

    • Space Physics
    • Solar Physics
    • Astronomy

    Additional Information

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

     

    Personnel

    NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
    Dr. Leslie H. MeredithProject ScientistNASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    Mr. Herbert L. EakerProject ManagerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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