Explorer 49

Explorer 49

Satellite



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  • Launch date
    June 10, 1973
  • Inclination
    61. 3°
  • Orbital insertion
    15 June 1973, 07:21 UTC
  • Rocket
    Delta 1000
  • Last contact
    August 1977
  • Launch site
    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 17
  • 2019-09-19
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  • About

    Explorer 49 was a 328-kilogram satellite launched on June 10, 1973 for long wave radio astronomy research. It had four 230-metre-long X-shaped antenna elements, which made it one of the largest spacecraft ever built.

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