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Thor-Delta – United States Air Force

  • Family: Thor
  • Length: 18.42 m
  • Diameter: 2.44 m
  • Launch Mass: 54 T

The Thor-Delta, manufactured by United States Air Force established in 1947, undertook its inaugural launch on 05/13/1960. Notably, Thor-Delta has 3 successful launches and 0 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 3 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

The Delta DM-19, or Thor-Delta was an early launch system used for 12 launches in the early ’60s in the US. The first stage was a Thor missile with the second stage being the Delta, hence the name Thor-Delta. Of 12 flights, it failed only once and put 11 satellites into orbit between 1960 and 62.

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