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Tiros-N

Atlas F

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Tiros-N

Type: Earth Science

Third generation LEO meteorological satellite

Location

Space Launch Complex 3W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 3W, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

SM-65F Atlas – Convair

Family: Atlas

The SM-65F Atlas was manufactured by Convair with the first launch on 1961-08-08. SM-65F Atlas has 8 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 9 launches. The SM-65F Atlas, or Atlas-F, was the final operational variant of the Atlas missile, only differing from the Atlas E in the launch facility and guidance package used. It first flew on 8 August 1961, and was deployed as an operational ICBM between 1961 and 1966. Following retirement as an ICBM, the Atlas-F, along with the Atlas-E, was refurbished for orbital launches as the Atlas E/F.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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