Titan IIIE | Voyager 1

Lockheed Martin launch of a Titan IIIE Rocket

Lockheed Martin was scheduled to launch a Titan IIIE rocket as part of the Voyager 1 mission. The launch window for the Robotic Exploration mission was on Mon, Sep 5th, 1977, 8:56 AM EDT from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Mission

Voyager 1

Voyager 1 is a space probe launched by NASA on September 5, 1977. Part of the Voyager program to study the outer Solar System, Voyager 1 launched 16 days after its twin, Voyager 2.

Location

Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Titan III

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin's Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM's in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA's return to the moon in 2024.

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