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Ranger 5

Atlas Agena B

United States Air Force

Launch Status


Ranger 5

Type: Lunar Exploration

Lunar impactor which missed the Moon by 725 km due to an unknown malfunction preventing the spacecraft from receiving power after injection into lunar trajectory.


Launch Complex 12

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Launch Complex 12, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA


Atlas LV-3 Agena B – United States Air Force

Family: Atlas
Length: 20.27 m
Diameter: 3.05 m
Launch Mass: 130 T

The Atlas LV-3 Agena B was manufactured by United States Air Force with the first launch on . Atlas LV-3 Agena B has 21 successful launches and 8 failed launches with a total of 29 launches. 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

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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