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Explorer 2

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Explorer 2.
Category. Statistic.
Launch vehicle. Juno-1 (Jupiter-C) rocket
Launch date. March 5, 1958, 18:28 UTC
Launch site. Cape Canaveral LC-26A
Ceased operations. Launch failure.
Owner(s). Army Ballistic Missile Agency
Major contractor(s)  Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Is it still in orbit. Launch failure.
Launch mass 14.52 kilograms (32.0 lb)
Nationality(s). American
Satellite type. Earth sciance
Juno-1 explorer-2

Juno-1 (Jupiter-C) rocket launching the Explorer 2 satellite - 1958. (U.S. Army).

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