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Lewis

LLMV-I

Lockheed Martin

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Lewis

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).

Location

Space Launch Complex 6

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

707 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 6, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

LLMV-I (Athena I) – Lockheed Martin

Family: Athena
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.

Agency

Lockheed Martin

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: LMT

Founded: 1953
Launchers: Titan | Agena
Spacecraft: Hubble | JUNO | InSight
Country: USA

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.

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