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OV3-1

Scout B

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

OV3-1

Type: Earth Science

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

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

Space Launch Complex 5, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Scout B – Vought

Family: Scout
Length: 25 m
Diameter: 1.01 m
Launch Mass: 17 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 143 kg

The Scout B was manufactured by Vought with the first launch on 1965-08-10. Scout B has 21 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 23 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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