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Nimbus 2

Thor SLV-2A Agena B

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Nimbus 2

Type: Earth Science

Nimbus 2, the second in a series of second-generation meteorological research-and-development satellites, added an additional medium-resolution infrared radiometer (MRIR) compared to Nimbus 1.

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 SLV-2A Agena B – McDonnell Douglas

  • Family: Thor
  • Length: 31 m
  • Diameter: 2.44 m
  • Launch Mass: 67 T

The Thor SLV-2A Agena B was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1963-06-29. Thor SLV-2A Agena B has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 launches. Thor-Agena was a series of orbital launch vehicles. The rockets used Thor first stages and Agena second stages. They are thus cousins of the more-famous Thor-Deltas, which founded the Delta rocket family.

Agency

United States Air Force – USAF

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