Atlas LV-3A | Samos 5

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

Launch Status
Partial Failure

United States Air Force is scheduled to launch a Atlas LV-3A rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission is on Fri, Dec 22nd, 1961, 2:12 PM EST from Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch is with a 0% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, 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