ESRO 1A (Aurorae) - Space launch mission detailed information
ESRO 1A (Aurorae)
3 OCT 1968
European Space Research Organisation
Space Launch Complex 5
ESRO-1A / Aurorae (European Space Research Organisation) was a 80 kg, cylindrically shaped, solar-cell-powered spacecraft instrumented with seven scientific experiments chosen to measure a comprehensive range of auroral effects.
The Scout family of rockets were were American launch vehicles designed to place small satellites into orbit around the Earth. The Scout multistage rocket was the first orbital launch vehicle to be entirely composed of solid fuel stages.