LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Mon Aug 03 1981
United States Air Force

Dynamics Explorer 1 & 2

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

August 3, 1981 at 5:56 AM EDT

(August 3, 1981 at 9:56 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

August 3, 1981 at 5:56 AM EDT

(August 3, 1981 at 9:56 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

August 3, 1981 at 5:56 AM EDT

(August 3, 1981 at 9:56 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Earth Science
    • Magnetospheric research satellites placed in polar coplanar orbits, allowing simultaneous measurements at high and low altitudes
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 2W