National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Launch Area 3
Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
75 rockets have launched from Wallops Island, Virginia, USA.
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.
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.