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Isis 1

Thor Delta E1

United States Air Force

Launch Status


Isis 1

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Elliptical Orbit

ISIS 1 (International Satellite for Ionosphere Studies) was an ionospheric observatory instrumented with sweep- and fixed-frequency ionosondes, a VLF receiver, energetic and soft particle detectors, an ion mass spectrometer, an electrostatic probe, an electrostatic analyzer, a beacon transmitter, and a cosmic noise experiment.


Space Launch Complex 2E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 2E has witnessed the launch of 47 rockets, including 47 orbital launch attempts, while Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA, has been the site for 750 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 2E


McDonnell Douglas Thor Delta E1

American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.


United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the air service branch of the United States Armed Forces, and is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. Originally created on 1 August 1907, as a part of the United States Army Signal Corps, the USAF was established as a separate branch of the United States Armed Forces in 1947 with the enactment of the National Security Act of 1947.

United States Air Force
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