Solwind was a NASA satellite designed to investigate how the solar wind interacts with Earth's ionosphere and magnetosphere. It was destroyed, while still functional, on Sep 13, 1985, as part of a United States Air Force antisatellite (ASAT) test.
|launch date||Feb 24, 1979|
|launch vehicle||Atlas F|
|launch site||Vandenberg Air Force Base|
|orbit||310 × 317 km × 97.8°|