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Injun 2

Injun-2 [UoI]

Injun 2 was a failed ionospheric research satellite. It contained following experiments:

  • Trapped and Auroral Particles
  • Auroral and Airglow Photos
  • Magnetometers
Nation: USA
Type / Application: Research, ionosphere
Operator: University of Iowa
Contractors: University of Iowa
Equipment: See above
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 99 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Injun 2 1962-F02 24.01.1962 CC LC-17B F Thor-DM21 Able-Star with Grab (3a) (Solrad 4A), LOFTI 2A, SECOR (1), Surcal 1

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