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Relay 1

Thor Delta B

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Relay 1

Type: Communications

Relay 1 was principally a communications satellite. Included in its payload were radiation experiments designed to map the earth’s radiation belts.

Location

Space Launch Complex 17A

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

864 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Space Launch Complex 17A, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Thor Delta B – McDonnell Douglas

Family: Thor
Length: 31 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 51 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 370 kg

The Thor Delta B was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1962-12-13. Thor Delta B has 8 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 9 launches. American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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