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Juno II

Army Ballistic Missile Agency

Launch Status
Success

Location

Launch Complex 26B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Launch Complex 26B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Juno II – Army Ballistic Missile Agency

Family: Juno
Length: 24 m
Diameter: 2.67 m
Launch Mass: 55 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 41 kg

The Juno II was manufactured by Army Ballistic Missile Agency with the first launch on 1958-12-06. Juno II has 5 successful launches and 5 failed launches with a total of 10 launches. Juno II was an American space launch vehicle used during the late 1950s and early 1960s. It was derived from the Jupiter missile, which was used as the first stage.

Agency

Army Ballistic Missile Agency

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.

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