Type: Earth Science
Lewis was one of two missions selected under NASA’s SSTI (Small Spacecraft Technology Initiative) program to demonstrate advanced spacecraft technologies (11 July 1994).
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
707 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.
LLMV-I (Athena I) – Lockheed Martin
Length: 18.9 m
Diameter: 2.36 m
Launch Mass: 66 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 820 kg
The LLMV-I (Athena I) was manufactured by Lockheed Martin with the first launch on 1997-08-23. LLMV-I (Athena I) has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. Also known as Athena I, the LLV and LLVM rockets are small expendable launch system used for launches between 1995 and 2001.
Launchers: Titan | Agena
Spacecraft: Hubble | JUNO | InSight
Lockheed Martin’s Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM’s in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA’s return to the moon in 2024.