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OGO 1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 879
Int'l Code: 1964-054A
Perigee: 20,682.1 km
Apogee: 128,252.6 km
Inclination: 84.5 °
Period: 3,812.3 minutes
Semi major axis: 80838 km
RCS: 1 m2 (large)
Launch date: September 5, 1964
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE EASTERN TEST RANGE (AFETR)

The purpose of the OGO 1 spacecraft, the first of a series of six Orbiting Geophysical Observatories, was to conduct diversified geophysical experiments to obtain a better understanding of the earth as a planet and to develop and operate a standardized observatory-type satellite. OGO 1 consisted of a main body that was parallelepipedal in form, two solar panels, each with a solar-oriented experiment package (SOEP), two orbital plane experiment packages (OPEP) and six appendages EP-1 through EP-6 supporting the boom experiment packages.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 00879U 64054A   17330.88304457  .00000370  00000-0  00000+0 0  9995
2 00879  84.4799 329.8677 6653436 200.5182   0.2727  0.37772601 18044
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC