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Explorer 51

Also called AE C


Designation 06977 / 73101A
Launch date 16 Dec 1973
Country of origin United States
Mission Scientific: high atmosphere study
Perigee/Apogee 155/4306 km
Inclination 68.1°
Period 132.5 min
Launch vehicle Thor Delta #99

End of life

Decay 12 Dec 1978

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