Re: 65- 65C

Fri, 27 Dec 1996 01:19:06 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 26 Dec 1996, Jim Varney wrote:
> Leo Barhorst wrote:
> 65- 65C is Dodecapole 2, one of a number of payloads placed in orbit by 
> a Thor Ablestar booster launched from Vandenberg AFB.  I also observed this 
> object last May:
> I have been able to find very little about the purpose and character of this
> satellite.  A guess from its name that the mission is related to
> magnetic field research??  Anybody know more about it?

I observed it flashing back in 12/91. 

 TRW Space Log:  wt 4 kg.   Extended 12   25 ft. antennas. 

Jay Respler
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