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INTELSAT III F-7

Thor Delta M

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

INTELSAT III F-7

Type: Communications

The Intelsat 3 spacecraft were used to relay commercial global telecommunications including live TV. Three of the 8 satellites in the series (F1, F5, F8) were unusable due to launch vehicle failures, and most of the remainder did not achieve their desired lifetimes.

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 M – McDonnell Douglas

Family: Thor
Length: 34 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 103 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 355 kg

The Thor Delta M was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1968-09-19. Thor Delta M has 10 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 12 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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