Beacon Explorer B - Space launch mission detailed information
Beacon Explorer B
10 OCT 1964
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Space Launch Complex 5
The BE (Beacon Explorer) satellites provided Laser reflectors for geodetic measurements as well measured the electron density in the ionosphere.
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.