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Scout G-1

United States Air Force

Launch Status



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.


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


Scout G-1 – Vought

Family: Scout
Length: 26 m
Diameter: 1.14 m
Launch Mass: 20 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 210 kg

The Scout G-1 was manufactured by Vought with the first launch on 1979-10-30. Scout G-1 has 17 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 17 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.


United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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