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Alouette 1

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Alouette 1.
Category. Statistic.
Launch vehicle. Thor DM-21 Agena-B (originally planned to be a Black Prince Rocket.
Launch date. 29 September 1962, 06:05 UTC
Launch site. Vandenberg LC-75-1-1
Ceased operations. 1972 (the authors birth year to).
Owner(s). The DRDC
Major contractor(s).  The Defence Research Telecommunications Establishment (DRTE) Electronics Lab, the Special Products and Applied Research (SPAR) lab and the Defence Chemical, Biological, and Radiation Laboratory (DCBRL).
Is it still in orbit. Yes until 2972.
Launch mass. 145.7 kilograms (321 lb)
Nationality(s). Canadian
Satellite type. Ionospheric
Alouette 1

The Alouette 1 satellite.

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