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San Marco 3

Scout B

Italian Space Agency

Launch Status
Success

Mission

San Marco 3

Type: Earth Science

Italian satellite designed to study the density, composition and temperature of the equatorial upper atmosphere.

Location

San Marco platform

Broglio Space Center, Kenya

9 rockets have launched from Broglio Space Center, Kenya.

San Marco platform, Broglio Space Center, Kenya

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

Italian Space Agency

Type: Government
Abbreviation: ASI

Country: ITA

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