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Samos 1

Atlas Agena A

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Samos 1

Type: Government/Top Secret

A Satellite and Missile Observation satallite which failed to enter orbit due to a failure in the launch vehicle guidance system

Location

Space Launch Complex 3W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

707 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 3W, Vandenberg SFB, CA, 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

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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