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ESRS

Scout X-4

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

ESRS

Type: Earth Science

ESRS (Environmental Sciences Research Satellite, also (Research Satellite for Environmental Sciences) was a small magnetosperic research satellite built by the US Air Force Cambridge Research Lab.

Location

Space Launch Complex 5

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

710 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 5, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Scout X-4 – Vought

  • Family: Scout
  • Length: 25 m
  • Diameter: 1.01 m
  • Launch Mass: 17 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 103 kg

The Scout X-4 was manufactured by Vought with the first launch on 1963-06-28. Scout X-4 has 11 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 12 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

United States Air Force – USAF

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: USAF
  • Country: USA
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