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Explorer 24

Atmospheric Density Explorer, also called ADE B


Designation 00931 / 64076A
Launch date 21 Nov 1964
Country of origin United States
Mission Scientific: high atmosphere study
Perigee/Apogee 530/2498 km
Inclination 81.4°
Period 116.3 min
Launch vehicle Scout #34

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

End of life

Decay 18 Oct 1968

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