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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.

Alternate Names

  • ESRO2A

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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