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Ariel 2

NSSDCA ID: 1964-015A

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1964-03-27T17:25:23Z
Launch Vehicle: Scout
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States
Decay Date: 1967-11-18

Trajectory Description

The initial orbit was approximately 180 x 843 miles altitude, or about 290 x 1355 km.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Earth
Epoch start (UTC): 1964-03-27 17:31:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
180.00 km843.00 km101.30 minutes51.600°0.04808
Regions Traversed

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
kmkilometers
 
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