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Conestoga 1620 – Space Services Inc.

  • Family: Conestoga
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1179 kg

The Conestoga 1620 was manufactured by Space Services Inc. with the first launch on 1995-10-23. Conestoga 1620 has 0 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. 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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