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San Marco 5

Scout G-1

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Launch Status
Success

Mission

San Marco 5

Type: Earth Science

Italian thermosphere-ionosphere research satellite

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 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.

Agency

National Aeronautics and Space Administration – NASA

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: NASA
  • Administration: Administrator: Bill Nelson
  • Founded: 1958
  • Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS
  • Spacecraft: Orion
  • Country: USA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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