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Alouette II

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Alouette II is the second ionosphere-probing satellite designed and built by Canada's Defence Research Board in collaboration with the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration and other scientists. This film shows its design and assembly, the special experiments it is intended to carry out, and its launching at the Western Test Range in California. Commentary is detailed but not too technical for the lay person.

1966, 14 min 02 s

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