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Platform: AD-B > Atmosphere Dynamics B (Explorer 24)
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Orbit
Orbit Inclination: 81.4 degrees
Period: 116.3 minutes
Perigee: 525 km
Apogee: 2498 km
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
Explorer 24 was placed in orbit together with Explorer 25 from a single launch vehicle. Explorer 24 was identical in configuration to the previously launched balloon satellites Explorer 9 and 19. ... View entire text
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Launch Date: 1964-11-21
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
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