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Conestoga 1620 – Space Services Inc.

Conestoga 1620 – Space Services Inc.

  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1179 kg

The Conestoga 1620, manufactured by Space Services Inc. established in unknown year, undertook its inaugural launch on 10/23/1995. Notably, Conestoga 1620 has 0 successful launches and 1 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 1 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

The Conestoga was a launch vehicle design funded by Space Services Inc. of America (SSIA) of Houston, Texas. Conestoga originally consisted of surplus LGM-30 Minuteman stages with additional strap-on boosters, as required for larger payloads. It was the world’s first privately funded commercial rocket, but was launched only three times (once as a modified design) before the program was shut down.

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