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ESRO 1B (Boreas)

Scout B

European Space Research Organisation

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ESRO 1B (Boreas)

Type: Earth Science

ESRO-1B / Boreas (European Space Research Organisation) was a 80 kg, cylindrically shaped, solar-cell-powered spacecraft instrumented with seven scientific experiments chosen to measure a comprehensive range of auroral effects.


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Space Launch Complex 5

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

725 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 5, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA


European Space Research Organisation – ESRO

  • Type: Multinational
  • Abbreviation: ESRO
  • Founded: 1964
  • Country: EUR

The European Space Research Organisation (ESRO) was an international organisation founded by 10 European nations with the intention of jointly pursuing scientific research in space. It was founded in 1964. As an organisation ESRO was based on a previously existing international scientific institution, CERN. The ESRO convention, the organisations founding document outlines it as an entity exclusively devoted to scientific pursuits. This was the case for most of its lifetime but in the final years before the formation of ESA, the European Space Agency, ESRO began a programme in the field of telecommunications.

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