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Explorer 19

Atmospheric Density Explorer, also called ADE A


Designation 00714 / 63053A
Launch date 19 Dec 1963
Country of origin United States
Mission Scientific: high atmosphere study
Perigee/Apogee 597/2391 km
Inclination 78.6°
Period 115.9 min
Launch vehicle Scout #24

Sphere in aluminum (3.65 m diameter, 7 to 9 kg)

End of life

Decay 10 May 1981

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