List of Explorers program missions

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List of Explorer program missions is a list of missions and spacecraft of the NASA Explorer program. This list was originally based on data from the NSSDC master catalog listing. [1] This does not include Missions of Opportunity (MO), but does include some spacecraft with launch failures or were cancelled.

Explorer Missions
Spacecraft Name Explorer # NSSDC ID Launch
Date
Launch
Vehicle
ACE Explorer 71 1997-045A 1997-08-25 Delta II 7920
AIM Explorer 90 2007-015A 2007-04-25 Pegasus XL
AD-A Explorer 19 1963-053A 1963-12-19 Scout
AD-B Explorer 24 1964-076A 1964-11-21 Scout
AD-C Explorer 39 1968-066A 1968-08-08 Scout
AE-A Explorer 17 1963-009A 1963-04-03 Thor-Delta
AE-B Explorer 32 1966-044A 1966-05-25 Delta
AE-C Explorer 51 1973-101A 1973-12-16 Delta
AE-D Explorer 54 1975-096A 1975-10-06 Delta
AE-E Explorer 55 1975-107A 1975-11-20 Delta
AMPTE/CCE Explorer 65 1984-088A 1984-08-16 Delta
BE-B Explorer 22 1964-064A 1964-10-10 Scout
BE-C Explorer 27 1965-032A 1965-04-29 Scout
CHIPS Explorer 82 2003-002B 2003-01-13 Delta II
COBE Explorer 66 1989-089A 1989-11-18 Delta
DME-A Explorer 31 1965-098B 1965-11-29 Thor-Agena B
Dynamics Explorer 1 Explorer 62 1981-070A 1981-08-03 Delta
Dynamics Explorer 2 Explorer 63 1981-070B 1981-08-03 Delta
EUVE Explorer 67 1992-031A 1992-06-07 Delta II
Explorer 1 Explorer 1 1958-001A 1958-02-01 Jupiter C (Juno I)
Explorer 2 Explorer 2 EXPLR2 1958-03-05 Jupiter C (Juno I)
Explorer 3 Explorer 3 1958-003A 1958-03-26 Juno
Explorer 4 Explorer 4 1958-005A 1958-07-26 Juno
Explorer 5 Explorer 5 EXPLR5 1958-08-24 Jupiter C (Juno I)
Explorer 6 Explorer 6 1959-004A 1959-08-07 Thor-Able
Explorer 7 Explorer 7 1959-009A 1959-10-13 Juno
Explorer 7X Explorer 7x EXP-7X 1959-07-16 Juno 2 (Juno II)
Explorer 8 Explorer 8 1960-014A 1960-11-03 Juno
Explorer 9 Explorer 9 1961-004A 1961-02-16 Scout
Explorer 12 Explorer 12 1961-020A 1961-08-16 Thor-Delta
Explorer 14 Explorer 14 1962-051A 1962-10-02 Thor-Delta
Explorer 15 Explorer 15 1962-059A 1962-10-27 Thor-Delta
Explorer 26 Explorer 26 1964-086A 1964-12-21 Delta
Explorer 33 Explorer 33 1966-058A 1966-07-01 Delta
Explorer 35 Explorer 35 1967-070A 1967-07-19 Delta
Explorer S45 Explorer S45 EXS-451 1961-02-24 Juno
Explorer S45A Explorer S45A EXS-452 1961-05-24 Juno 2 (Juno II)
Explorer S55 Explorer S55 EXS-55 1961-06-30 Scout
FAST Explorer 70 1996-049A 1996-08-21 Pegasus XL
FUSE Explorer 77 1999-035A 1999-06-24 Delta II 7320
GALEX Explorer 83 2003-017A 2003-04-28 Pegasus XL
GEOS 1 Explorer 29 1965-089A 1965-11-06 Delta
GEOS 2 Explorer 36 1968-002A 1968-01-11 Delta
Hawkeye 1 Explorer 52 1974-040A 1974-06-03 Scout
HCMM Explorer 58 1978-041A 1978-04-26 Scout-F
HETE 2 Explorer 79 2000-061A 2000-10-09 Pegasus
IBEX Explorer 91 2008-051A 2008-10-19 Pegasus XL
IE-A Explorer 20 1964-051A 1964-08-25 Scout
IMAGE Explorer 78 2000-017A 2000-03-25 Delta II 7326
IMP-A Explorer 18 1963-046A 1963-11-27 Thor-Delta
IMP-B Explorer 21 1964-060A 1964-10-04 Delta
IMP-C Explorer 28 1965-042A 1965-05-29 Delta
IMP-F Explorer 34 1967-051A 1967-05-24 Delta
IMP-G Explorer 41 1969-053A 1969-06-21 Delta
IMP-H Explorer 47 1972-073A 1972-09-23 Delta
IMP-I Explorer 43 1971-019A 1971-03-13 Delta
IMP-J Explorer 50 1973-078A 1973-10-26 Delta
Injun 4 Explorer 25 1964-076B 1964-11-21 Scout
Injun 5 Explorer 40 1968-066B 1968-08-08 Scout
IRIS Explorer 94 2013-033A 2013-06-27 Pegasus XL
ISEE 1 Explorer 56 1977-102A 1977-10-22 Delta
ISEE 3 Explorer 59 1978-079A 1978-08-12 Delta
IUE Explorer 57 1978-012A 1978-01-26 Delta
Magnetic Storm Satellite
(cancelled)
Explorer-A MSS-A
Magsat Explorer 61 1979-094A 1979-10-30 Scout
Meteoroid Technology Satellite Explorer 46 1972-061A 1972-08-13 Scout
NuSTAR Explorer 93 2012-??? 2012-06-13 Pegasus XL
P 14 Explorer 10 1961-010A 1961-03-25 Thor-Delta
RAE-A Explorer 38 1968-055A 1968-07-04 Delta
RAE-B Explorer 49 1973-039A 1973-06-10 Delta
RHESSI Explorer 81 2002-004A 2002-02-05 Pegasus XL
S 15 Explorer 11 1961-013A 1961-04-27 Juno
S 46A Explorer S-46 EXS-46 1960-03-23 Juno 2 (Juno II)
S 55A Explorer 13 1961-022A 1961-08-25 Scout
S 55B Explorer 16 1962-070A 1962-12-16 Scout
S 55C Explorer 23 1964-074A 1964-11-06 Scout
S 56 Explorer S-56 EXS-56 1960-12-04 Scout
S-Cubed A Explorer 45 1971-096A 1971-11-15 Scout
SAGE Explorer 60 1979-013A 1979-02-18 Scout
SAMPEX Explorer 68 1992-038A 1992-07-03 Scout
SAS-B Explorer 48 1972-091A 1972-11-15 Scout
SAS-C Explorer 53 1975-037A 1975-05-07 Scout
SME Explorer 64 1981-100A 1981-10-06 Delta
SNOE Explorer 72 1998-012A 1998-02-26 Pegasus XL
SOLRAD 8 Explorer 30 1965-093A 1965-11-19 Scout
SOLRAD 9 Explorer 37 1968-017A 1968-03-05 Scout
SOLRAD 10 Explorer 44 1971-058A 1971-07-08 Scout
SWAS Explorer 74 1998-071A 1998-12-06 Pegasus XL
Swift Explorer 84 2004-047A 2004-11-20 Delta II
TERRIERS Explorer 76 1999-026A 1999-05-18 Pegasus
THEMIS-A Explorer 85 2007-004A 2007-02-17 Delta II 7925
THEMIS-B Explorer 86 2007-004B 2007-02-17 Delta II 7925
THEMIS-C Explorer 87 2007-004C 2007-02-17 Delta II 7925
THEMIS-D Explorer 88 2007-004D 2007-02-17 Delta II 7925
THEMIS-E Explorer 89 2007-004E 2007-02-17 Delta II 7925
TRACE Explorer 73 1998-020A 1998-04-02 Pegasus XL
Uhuru Explorer 42 1970-107A 1970-12-12 Scout
WIRE Explorer 75 1999-011A 1999-03-05 Pegasus XL
WISE Explorer 92 2009-071A 2009-12-14 Delta II
WMAP Explorer 80 2001-027A 2001-06-30 Delta II
X-Ray Timing Explorer Explorer 69 1995-074A 1995-12-30 Delta II 7920

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