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Echo 2


Designation 00740 / 64004A
Launch date 25 Jan 1964
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications and geodesy
Perigee/Apogee 1030/1315 km
Inclination 81.5°
Period 108.8 min
Launch vehicle Thor Agena
Launch site Vandenberg
Mass at launch 256 kg

Plastic 41 m ball covered 2 aluminum sheets with a mylar sheet in between.

End of life

Decay 7 Sep 1969

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