This Day In History
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Thursday, April 25, 2019

«Alouette 2»

November 29, 1965

The Canadian Space Agency launches the satellite Alouette 2. Alouette 2 was a Canadian research satellite launched at 04:48 UTC on November 29, 1965 by a Thor Agena rocket with Explorer 31 from the Western test range at Vandenberg AFB in California. It was (like its predecessor Alouette 1, and Explorer 31) designed to explore the ionosphere.
Alouette 2, Canadian Space Agency, space
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