Ariel 1
21 Sep 2009
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​Ariel-1 was the first British Satellite to ever be launched and the first in the Ariel series.​​

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​​Artist impression of Ariel 1

NASA

RAL Space Involvement
Ground station

​Mission Objectives
To examine ionosphere and of sun-ionosphere relationships

Launch Date
26​ Apr 1962

​Partners
NASA, University of Birmingham, University of Southampton, University College London, ESA, Imperial College​

Further information
NASA​

​For more information please contact: RAL Space Enquiries

Contact: RAL Space Enquiries