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HEOS 2

Thor Delta L

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

HEOS 2

Type: Astrophysics

HEOS 2 was a spin-stabilized spacecraft with a highly eccentric orbit whose apogee occurred at high latitude. Its primary scientific mission was the investigation of interplanetary space and the high-latitude magnetosphere and its boundary in the region around the northern neutral point.

Location

Space Launch Complex 2E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

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

Rocket

Thor Delta L – McDonnell Douglas

Family: Thor
Length: 35 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 89 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 300 kg

The Thor Delta L was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1969-08-27. Thor Delta L has 1 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 2 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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