Earth Pre-Federation Database - Pioneer 5

Size 0.66 m diameter sphere, 1.4 m span across solar panels
Orbit Solar orbit, 0.806 x 0.995 AU
Design Life 1 month
Mass 43 kg
Launch 3/11/60
From ????

Pioneer 5 was designed to provide the first map of the interplanetary magnetic field. The vehicle functioned for a record 106 days, and communicated with Earth from a record distance of 36.2 million km.
TOS "The Cage"
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