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TIROS II ready for launch

TIROS II ready for launch. This satellite was launched on November 23, 1960. Launch vehicle was a Thor-Delta rocket that placed the satellite in an inclined orbit (50 degrees to Equator) at about 420 nautical miles. Cover of “Weather Bureau Topics” for November 1960.

Photo Category: Space - Rocket - Launch
Photo Location: Florida, Cape Canaveral
Photo Date: 1960 November

Author: NOAA

License: Public Domain Mark 1.0 (Public domain)
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