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Signal Communication by Orbiting Relay Experiment


Designation 00010 / 58006A
Launch date 18 Dec 1958
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 185/1484 km
Inclination 32.3°
Period 101.5 min
Launch vehicle Atlas
Launch site Cape Canaveral
Mass at launch 70 kg

Broadcast President Eisenhower Christmas wishes (had been recorded) during 13 days.

End of life

Decay 21 Jan 1959

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