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SOLRAD 2

NSSDCA ID: SRD-2
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Description

This mission was to have been the second of a series intended to monitor solar radiation, primarily in the soft x-ray range of the spectrum. This mission failed because of a launch malfunction.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 1960-11-30
    Launch Vehicle: Thor-Able
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
    Mass: 91 kg

    Funding Agency

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

    Discipline

    • Solar Physics

    Additional Information

    Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Dr. H. Kent Hills

     

    Personnel

    NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
    Mr. Robert W. KreplinGeneral ContactUS Naval Research Laboratorykrekpi19@idt.netkreplin@ssd0.nrl.navy.mil
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