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Mercury 13

Titan 34D Transtage

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Mercury 13

  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Orbit: Medium Earth Orbit

ELINT satellite focussed on communications intelligence

Location


Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 40 has witnessed the launch of 221 rockets, including 221 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 931 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 40

Rocket


Lockheed Martin Titan 34D Transtage

The Titan 34D was a United States expendable launch vehicle used to launch a number of satellites for military applications.

Agency


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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