DE (Dynamics Explorer)
The spacecraft approximated a short polygon 137 cm in diameter and 115 cm high. The antennas in the x-y plane measured 200 m tip-to-tip, and on the z-axis 9 m tip-to-tip. Two 6-m booms were provided for remote measurements. Science operations continued over a nine-year period until terminated on Oct. 22, 1990. The spacecraft were also known as Explorer 62 and 63.
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