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Pioneer 6

Thor Delta E

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Pioneer 6

Type: Astrophysics

Pioneer A to E (Pioneer 6 to 9 after launch) were a series of five solar-orbiting, spin-stabilized, solar-cell and battery-powered satellites designed to obtain measurements of interplanetary phenomena from widely separated points in space on a continuing basis.

Location

Space Launch Complex 17A

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

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

Rocket

Thor Delta E – McDonnell Douglas

  • Family: Thor
  • Length: 31 m
  • Diameter: 2.44 m
  • Launch Mass: 69 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 540 kg

The Thor Delta E was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1965-11-06. Thor Delta E has 6 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 6 launches. American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.

Agency

United States Air Force – USAF

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