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Exsplorer 1.
Category. Statistic.
Launch vehicle. Juno I RS-29 rocket.
Launch date. February 1, 1958, 03:48 UTC.
Launch site. Cape Canaveral LC-26A.
Ceased operations. May 23, 1958.
Owner(s). Army Ballistic Missile Agency
Major contractor(s)  Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Is it still in orbit. Burnt up on March 31, 1970.
Nationality(s). American.
Launch mass 13.97 kilograms (30.8 lb)
Satellite type. Earth science.
Links http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Explorer_1
Explorer1

Photograph of the Explorer 1.

Explorer 1 -- JPL and the Beginnings of the Space Age05:04

Explorer 1 -- JPL and the Beginnings of the Space Age

Explorer 1 -- JPL and the Beginnings of the Space Age.

It was America's first satellite.

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