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POGS & SSR, TEX, SCE

Atlas E Altair

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

POGS & SSR, TEX, SCE

Type: Earth Science

POGS & SSR was a satellite designed to measure the Earth’s magnetic field. TEX and SCE studied ionospheric effects on RF transmissions.

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 E Altair – Convair

Family: Atlas

Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 210 kg

The Atlas E Altair was manufactured by Convair with the first launch on 1990-04-11. Atlas E Altair has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. The Atlas E/F (or SB-1A) was an American expendable launch system and sounding rocket built using parts of decommissioned SM-65 Atlas missiles. It was a member of the Atlas family of rockets.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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