PIA04601: Explorer 1
 Mission:  Explorer 1 
 Spacecraft:  Explorer 1
 Product Size:  1867 x 2353 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA04601.tif (2.189 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA04601.jpg (377 kB)

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America's First Satellite

America joined the space race with the launch of this small, but important spacecraft.

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