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Heos 2


Designation 05814 / 72005A
Launch date 31 Jan 1972
Country of origin Europe
Mission Scientific: magnetophere study
Perigee/Apogee 405/240164 km
Inclination 89.9°
Period 7477.1 min
Launch vehicle Thor Delta #87
Mass at launch 117 kg

Study of the high altitude magnetosphe limits and inter-planetary magnetic fields and particles.

End of life

Decay 2 Aug 1974

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