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GATV 8

Atlas SLV-3 Agena D

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

GATV 8

Type: Test Target

The GATV (Gemini Agena Target Vehicle) was designed to be launched into Earth orbit prior to a Gemini mission and used for rendezvous and docking practice.

Location

Launch Complex 14

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Launch Complex 14, 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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