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LES 2

Titan IIIA

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission


LES 2

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Elliptical Orbit

Experimental communications satellite featuring a single X-band transponder and an 8-horn electronically switched antenna.

Location


Space Launch Complex 20

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 20 has witnessed the launch of 4 rockets, including 4 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 931 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 20

Rocket


Lockheed Martin Titan IIIA

The Titan IIIA or Titan 3A was an American expendable launch system, launched four times in 1964 and 1965,[1] to test the Transtage upper stage which was intended for use on the larger Titan IIIC. The Transtage was mounted atop two core stages derived from the Titan II. The Titan IIIA was also used as the core of the Titan IIIC.

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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