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Orion 3

Delta 8930

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Orion 3

Type: Communications

American communications satellite. The launch on 4 May 1999 was unsuccessful due to underperformance by the rocket booster and the satellite was left in a useless orbit.

Location

Space Launch Complex 17B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 17B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta 8930 – Boeing

Family: Delta
Length: 35 m
Diameter: 4 m
Launch Mass: 301 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 8290 kg

The Delta 8930 was manufactured by Boeing with the first launch on 1998-08-26. Delta 8930 has 1 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. The Delta III rocket was an expendable launch vehicle made by Boeing. The first Delta III launch was on August 26, 1998.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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