Delta-E1 with HEOS-1



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  • Delta-E1 launching HEOS-1 scientific satellite on Dec. 5, 1968
  • original description: A HEOS satellite [Highly Eccentric Orbit Satellite] was launched aboard a 92-foot-high Delta rocket from Cape Kennedy's Launch Complex 17B at 1:55 P.M.EST December 5, 1968. It will study cosmic radiation, solar winds and magnetic fields, two-thirds the distance from the Earth to the Moon. The Kennedy Space Center launched the 238-pound satellite for the 10-nation European Space Research Organization [ESRO].


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