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Midas 2

Atlas Agena A

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Midas 2

Type: Government/Top Secret

The MIDAS Series 1 (Military Defense Alarm System) satellites, MIDAS 1 and 2, were the first development models for the MIDAS early warning system.

Location

Launch Complex 14

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

872 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 14, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas LV-3 Agena A – Convair

  • Family: Atlas
  • Length: 36 m
  • Diameter: 3 m
  • Launch Mass: 155 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1000 kg

The Atlas LV-3 Agena A was manufactured by Convair with the first launch on 1960-02-26. Atlas LV-3 Agena A has 1 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. The Atlas-Agena was an American expendable launch system derived from the SM-65 Atlas missile. It was a member of the Atlas family of rockets, and was launched 109 times between 1960 and 1978.

Agency

United States Air Force – USAF

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: USAF
  • Country: USA
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