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Tiros 9

Thor Delta C

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Tiros 9

Type: Earth Science

The ESSA series was the second generation of US meterological satellites after the TIROS (Television & Infra-Red Observation Satellite) series. They were also called OT (Operational TIROS), TOS (TIROS Operational Satellite).

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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