Science and Engineering Research Council
Type: Test Flight
British experimental satellite designed to test a three-axis gyro system for attitude control.
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Space Launch Complex 5
Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
714 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.
Scout D-1 – Vought
- Family: Scout
- Length: 25 m
- Diameter: 1.14 m
- Launch Mass: 20 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 183 kg
The Scout D-1 was manufactured by Vought with the first launch on 1972-08-13. Scout D-1 has 16 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 16 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.