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MSTI-2

Scout G-1

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

MSTI-2

Type: Government/Top Secret

MSTI 2 (Miniature Sensor Technology Integration 2) was a US Department of Defense spacecraft launched from the Vandenberg AFB by a Scout-G1 rocket. It was the last of the now discontinued Scout series. The primary mission of MSTI 2 was to demonstrate theater ballistic missile (TBM) tracking and was intended to last for six months. It successfully spotted and locked onto a test Minuteman-3 launched from Vandenberg AFB. More than three million short wavelength infrared (SWIR) and medium wavelength infrared (MWIR) image frames were obtained during the mission.

Location

Space Launch Complex 5

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 5, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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