Vanguard Balloon [NASA]
The Vanguard Balloon Subsatellite was a small balloon satellite to measure air-density. It was launched piggy back with the Vanguard 13in Magnetometer satellite.
Vanguard Balloon was lost in a launch failure, when the Vanguard launch vehicle second stage was damaged during staging.
|Type / Application:||Science|
|Contractors:||Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)|
|Vanguard Balloon||1959-F01||14.04.1959||CC LC-18A||F||Vanguard||with Vanguard (13in Magnetometer #1)|