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Ariel 3

Scout A

Science and Engineering Research Council

Launch Status


Ariel 3

Type: Earth Science

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.


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Space Launch Complex 5

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 5, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA


Scout A – Vought

  • Family: Scout
  • Length: 25 m
  • Diameter: 1.01 m
  • Launch Mass: 17 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 122 kg

The Scout A was manufactured by Vought with the first launch on 1965-12-22. Scout A has 11 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 11 launches. 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 – SERC

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: SERC
  • Founded: 1965
  • Country: GBR

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.

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