Magsat (Magnetic Field Satellite)
Magsat (Magnetic Field Satellite) was a NASA spacecraft, also known as AEM-3, that was the first designed specifically to investigate the near-Earth magnetic field. In addition, it returned data on geologic structure and composition.
|launch date||Oct 30, 1979|
|launch vehicle||Scout G|
|launch site||Vandenberg Air Force Base|
|orbit||352 × 561 km × 96.8°|