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Samos 3

Atlas LV-3A

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Failure

Location

Space Launch Complex 3W

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

83 rockets have launched from Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA.

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

Rocket

Atlas Agena B

Length: 20.27 meters
Diameter: 3.05 meters

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.

The Atlas Agena B rocket has been launched a total of 8 times with 3 successful and 5 failed launches.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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