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Coriolis

Titan II SLV

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Coriolis

Type: Earth Science

The Coriolis / Windsat / SMEI three-year mission will provide Defense Department and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather data users with important ocean wind and solar wind measurements — improving forecasting around the globe while building important knowledge that will be used in developing the next generation of Polar-orbiting environmental satellites.

Location

Space Launch Complex 4W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 4W, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Titan II SLV – Lockheed Martin

Family: Titan
Length: 31.4 m
Diameter: 3.05 m
Launch Mass: 117 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3600 kg

The Titan II SLV was manufactured by Lockheed Martin with the first launch on 1988-09-05. Titan II SLV has 12 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 13 launches. The Titan 23G, Titan II(23)G, Titan 2(23)G or Titan II SLV was an American expendable launch system derived from the LGM-25C Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile. Retired Titan II missiles were converted by Martin Marietta, into which the Glenn L. Martin Company, which built the original Titan II, had merged. It was used to carry payloads for the United States Air Force, NASA and NOAA. Thirteen were launched from Space Launch Complex 4W at the Vandenberg Air Force Base between 1988 and 2003.

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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