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BeppoSAX

Atlas I

General Dynamics

Launch Status
Success

Mission

BeppoSAX

Type: Astrophysics

SAX (Satellite Astronomia Raggio-X) is the X-Ray Astronomy Satellite selected by the Italian National Space Plan for inclusion in the Science Plan. The objective of the mission is to perform spectroscopic and time variability studies of celestial X-ray sources in the energy band from 1 to 200 keV. including an all-sky monitoring investigation of transients in the 2-30 keV.energy range.

Location

Launch Complex 36B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Launch Complex 36B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas I – General Dynamics

Family: Atlas
Length: 43.9 m
Diameter: 3.05 m
Launch Mass: 164 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 5900 kg

The Atlas I was manufactured by General Dynamics with the first launch on 1990-07-25. Atlas I has 9 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 11 launches. The Atlas I was a US expendable launch system manufactured by General Dynamics in the 1990s to launch a variety of satellites.

Agency

General Dynamics

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: GD

Country: USA

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