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Transit-O 12

Scout A

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Transit-O 12

Type: Navigation

The Transit-O series of satellites that closely followed the design of Transit 5C-1 were also called “Oscars” (Oscar is the phonetic alphabet for “O”, i. e., operational). They were also called NNS (Navy Navigation Satellite) or shortened NavSat.

Location

Space Launch Complex 5

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 5, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

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.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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