Atlas LV-3A | Ranger 2

United States Air Force launch of a Atlas LV-3A Rocket

Launch Status

United States Air Force was scheduled to launch a Atlas LV-3A rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Sat, Nov 18th, 1961, 3:12 AM EST from Space Launch Complex 12, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Failed with a 0% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Space Launch Complex 12, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
United States Air Force


Atlas Agena B

The Atlas LV-3A was a largely unsuccessful configuration until it was given an Agena B upper stage. It was responsible for the launch of Mariner II to Venus and had one of the first engines that could be restarted in orbit.

United States Air Force