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Space commemorative cover
or Space Cover.

the flag of USA
Cosmodrom : USA

Date of Cancellation: Oct. 3, 1968
Kind of Event : Launch
Launch pad : USA Vandenberg (CA)
habité?/manned?: robot
Mission type : Experimental & Science
 SCIENCE 

ou?/where?: au sol - ground
autographe?: non - none

Description : Vandenberg post stamp and Esro 1 cooperative program satellite to study polar phenomena, ESRO 1 was built in Europe but launched in the USA under program between the 10 nation European Space Research Organisation ( ESRO) and the US NASA.

ESRO-1/Aurorae was a 80-kg, cylindricallly shaped, solar-cell-powered spacecraft instrumented with seven scientific experiments chosen to measure a comprehensive range of auroral effects. The measurements include auroral luminosity, ionospheric composition and temperature, and the flux, type and energy spectra of trapped and precipitated energetic particles (electrons of energies 1 to 30,000 KeV). The spacecraft was placed in a low polar orbit with its axis of symmetry magnetically aligned along the earth’s field. It had operated satisfactorily for 18 months, except for the tape recorder which failed after 7 months. Aurorae was expected to reenter the earth’s atmosphere in June 1970.

Keyword(s) :
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#Satellite,

This will be featured in a future Space Revue.

Last modified: 05/19/2009 @ 21h49

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Space Event :

ESRO 1A (AURORAE) (SATELLITE) · SCOUT B

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