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US Navy – USN

  • Spacecraft: Vanguard 1-3 | Parker Solar Probe
  • Abbreviation: USN
  • Country: USA

US Navy is a Government space agency that was established in 1963. US Navy has 3 successful launches and 15 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 18 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline. US Navy has a tally of 0 attempted booster landings, of which 0 failed and 0 successful booster landings recorded.

The Navy was competed with the Army to put the first American satellite into orbit. Their first two Vanguard missions failed, with the second being a highly publicized failure, as it exploded on the launchpad. They went on to put 3 satellites into orbit but did not beat the Army to be the first. Their work in space continues today largely on military satellites.

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