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Parcae 6A,B,C & MSD 6

Atlas H

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Parcae 6A,B,C & MSD 6

Type: Government/Top Secret

The Parcae satellites were passive ELINT satellites. MSD satellites were dispensers of triplets of ocean surveillance satellites.

Location

Space Launch Complex 3E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

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

Rocket

Atlas H – Convair

Family: Atlas
Length: 27 m
Diameter: 3.05 m
Launch Mass: 150 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3630 kg

The Atlas H was manufactured by Convair with the first launch on 1983-02-09. Atlas H has 5 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 5 launches. The Atlas H 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 used to launch five clusters of NOSS satellites for the US National Reconnaissance Office. Two flights also carried LiPS satellites, as secondary payloads for the United States Naval Research Laboratory.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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