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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.

Alternate Names

  • GREBE 2
  • SOLRAD2

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.net, kreplin@ssd0.nrl.navy.mil
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