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Explorer 43

Interplanetary Monitoring Probe, also called IMP 08


Designation 05043 / 71019A
Launch date 13 Mar 1971
Country of origin United States
Mission Scientific: magnetosphere study
Perigee/Apogee 1845/203130 km
Inclination 31.2°
Period 5957.9 min
Launch vehicle Thor Delta #83

End of life

Decay 2 Oct 1974

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