Thor Delta B
United States Air Force
Syncom 2 was the first geosynchronous satellite. Although the period was 24 hours and the spacecraft remained at a nearly constant longitude, the orbit was inclined at 33 degrees so it was not truly geostationary but moved in an elongated figure eight pattern 33 degrees north and south of the equator.
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Space Launch Complex 17A
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
889 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.
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.
United States Air Force – USAF
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: USAF
- Country: USA