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Courier 1B - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 58
COSPAR ID 1960-013-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog COURIER 1B

Satellite Details

Orbit 963 x 1,209 km, 28.3°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 7.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)7.5 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 04 October 1960 17:50
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Ablestar
View from orbit pole
 

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