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GEOS B

Thor Delta E1

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

GEOS B

Type: Earth Science

The GEOS 1 (Geodetic Earth Orbiting Satellite) spacecraft was a gravity-gradient-stabilized, solar-cell powered unit designed exclusively for geodetic studies.

Location

Space Launch Complex 2E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

710 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 2E, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Thor Delta E1 – McDonnell Douglas

  • Family: Thor
  • Length: 28 m
  • Diameter: 2.44 m
  • Launch Mass: 68 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 540 kg

The Thor Delta E1 was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1966-07-01. Thor Delta E1 has 16 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 17 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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