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ATS 3

Atlas SLV-3 Agena D

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

ATS 3

Type: Earth Science

ATS 3 (Applications Technology Satellite) was one of a series of spacecraft designed to demonstrate the utility and feasibility of a variety of technological and scientific activities that could be carried out by an earth-synchronous spacecraft.

Location

Launch Complex 12

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Launch Complex 12, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Atlas SLV-3 Agena D – Convair

Family: Atlas
Length: 36 m
Diameter: 3 m
Launch Mass: 155 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1000 kg

The Atlas SLV-3 Agena D was manufactured by Convair with the first launch on 1964-08-14. Atlas SLV-3 Agena D has 44 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 48 launches. The Atlas-Agena 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 launched 109 times between 1960 and 1978.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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