Army Ballistic Missile Agency
Type: Earth Science
An American satellite in order to study the Van Allen radiation belts and the effects of nuclear explosions upon these belts.
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Launch Complex 5
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
888 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.
Juno-I – Chrysler
- Family: Redstone
- Length: 21.2 m
- Diameter: 1.78 m
- Launch Mass: 29 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 11 kg
The Juno-I was manufactured by Chrysler with the first launch on 1958-01-31. Juno-I has 3 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 6 launches. The Juno I was a four-stage American booster rocket which launched America’s first satellite, Explorer 1 in 1958. A member of thr redstone family, it was derived from the Jupiter-C sounding rocket.
Army Ballistic Missile Agency – ABMA
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: ABMA
- Country: USA
The Army Ballistic Missile Agency was formed to develop the U.S. Army’s first large ballistic missile. The agency was established at Redstone Arsenal on 1 February 1956, and commanded by Major General John B. Medaris with Wernher von Braun as technical director.