Explorer 17 - Space launch mission detailed information
Explorer 17 17
3 APR 1963
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 17A
Explorer 17 carried four pressure gauges for the measurement of total neutral particle density, two mass spectrometers for the measurement of certain neutral particle concentrations, and two electrostatic probes for ion concentration and electron temperature measurements.
Thor Delta B
American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.