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Explorer 26

Thor Delta C

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Explorer 26

Type: Earth Science

Explorer 26 was a spin-stabilized, solar-cell-powered spacecraft instrumented to measure cosmic-ray particles, trapped particles, solar wind protons, and magnetospheric and interplanetary magnetic fields.

Location

Space Launch Complex 17A

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

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

Rocket

Thor Delta C – McDonnell Douglas

Family: Thor
Length: 27.5 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 52 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 81 kg

The Thor Delta C was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1963-11-27. Thor Delta C has 8 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 10 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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