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OV3-1

Scout B

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission


OV3-1

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Polar Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $8,660,000

The OV3 (Orbiting Vehicle 3) series were experimental satellites based on an octagonal bus structure. These were the only in the OV series launched on dedicated launchers.

Location


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

Rocket


Vought Scout B

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

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the air service branch of the United States Armed Forces, and is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. Originally created on 1 August 1907, as a part of the United States Army Signal Corps, the USAF was established as a separate branch of the United States Armed Forces in 1947 with the enactment of the National Security Act of 1947.

United States Air Force
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