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Quasar 11

Titan 405A

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Quasar 11

Type: Communications

Satellite Data System (SDS) spacecraft are communication relay satellites for transmiting real-time data from US reconnaissance satellites (e.g. KH-11) in polar areas. They are also used for communications to USAF air craft on polar routes and connect the various ground stations of the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN). The spacecraft relay the downlinked KH-11 data to a ground station at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Location

Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

865 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Titan 405A – Lockheed Martin

Family: Titan
Length: 54 m
Diameter: 3.05 m
Launch Mass: 906 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 17700 kg

The Titan 405A was manufactured by Lockheed Martin with the first launch on 1990-06-08. Titan 405A has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 launches. Titan IV was a family of heavy-lift space launch vehicles developed by Martin Marietta and operated by the United States Air Force from 1989 to 2005.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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