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OGO 1


OGO 1 is no longer on orbit
OGO 1 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 879
Int'l Code: 1964-054A
Perigee: N/A
Apogee: N/A
Inclination: N/A
Period: N/A
Semi major axis: N/A
RCS: N/A
Launch date: September 5, 1964
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE EASTERN TEST RANGE (AFETR)
Decay date: 2020-08-29

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   879U 64054A   20233.75378097 -.00000811 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9990
2   879 054.9668 307.2269 9131889 205.8880 032.8586 00.40281857021812
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC