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Scout X-1

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Launch Status
Success

Location

Launch Area 3

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

73 rockets have launched from Wallops Island, Virginia, USA.

Launch Area 3, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Rocket

Scout X-1 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Family: Scout
Length: 25 m
Diameter: 1.01 m
Launch Mass: 16 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 59 kg

The Scout X-1 was manufactured by National Aeronautics and Space Administration with the first launch on 1960-07-02. Scout X-1 has 3 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 6 launches. Scout X-1 was an American expendable launch system and sounding rocket which was flown seven times between August 1960 and October 1961.

Agency

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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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