HEOS 1 - Space launch mission detailed information
HEOS 1 1
5 DEC 1968
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 17B
HEOS 1 (Highly Eccentric Orbit Satellite) was an earth-orbiting, spin-stabilized satellite that was launched by ESA. The spacecraft objectives were to study interplanetary magnetic fields, cosmic rays, the solar wind, and the magnetosheath.
Thor Delta E1
American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.