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Vanguard II Satellite
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Vanguard II Satellite
A historic newsreel from 1959 on the "Weather Eye", Vanguard II Satellite. This machine was designed to measure the distribution of cloud-cover over the daylight portion of the Earth for a period of 19 days, and to measure atmospheric density.

In 2009 this spacecraft was detected, still in orbit.

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Posted by nova on December 5, 2006
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