picture of the encyclopedia
previous next
Version 0.81 comes with a new web design! Please allow popups for navigation.

Esro 2B

Also called Iris


Designation 03233 / 68041A
Launch date 17 May 1968
Country of origin Europe
Mission Scientific: ionosphere study
Perigee/Apogee 334/1085 km
Inclination 97.2°
Period 99 min
Launch vehicle Scout #62
Mass at launch 86 kg

Aimed to study cosmic rays, solar X-rays and the radiation belts around the Earth.

End of life

Decay 8 May 1971

© TBS Internet, all rights reserved. All reproduction, copy or mirroring prohibited. Legal notice
francais anglais contact