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Scout X-2

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Launch Status



Type: Earth Science

Aeronomy mission


Launch Area 3

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

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

Launch Area 3, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA


Scout X-2 – Vought

Family: Scout
Length: 25 m
Diameter: 1.01 m
Launch Mass: 16 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 76 kg

The Scout X-2 was manufactured by Vought with the first launch on 1962-03-29. Scout X-2 has 1 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 2 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.


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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