Remove Ads

Ariel 3

Scout A

Science and Engineering Research Council

Launch Status


Ariel 3

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $8,610,000

Ariel is a series of British research satellites. Ariel 3 was used to study atmospheric phenomena, and it also continued the previous satellite’s experiments in gathering data on galactic radio noise.


Space Launch Complex 5

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 5 has witnessed the launch of 69 rockets, including 69 orbital launch attempts, while Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA, has been the site for 757 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 5


Vought Scout A

The Scout family of rockets were were American launch vehicles designed to place small satellites into orbit around the Earth. The Scout multistage rocket was the first orbital launch vehicle to be entirely composed of solid fuel stages.


Science and Engineering Research Council

The Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) and its predecessor the Science Research Council (SRC) were the UK agencies in charge of publicly funded scientific and engineering research activities, including astronomy, biotechnology and biological sciences, space research and particle physics, between 1965 and 1994.

Last Updated:
Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments