Trailblazer 1 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Family: Trailblazer Length: 17.1 meters Diameter: 0.58 meters Launch Mass: 3 The Trailblazer 1 was manufactured by National Aeronautics and Space Administration with the first launch on 1959-03-03. Trailblazer 1 has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. American test vehicle. The rocket’s first three stages would take the upper stage package to a 260 km apogee. The upper stage package was mounted upside-down in relation to the other stages. When it had reached the peak, the three upper stages fired in sequence, ramming the payload, a 13 cm sphere, into the atmosphere at orbital re-entry speeds. Manufacturer The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. National Aeronautics and Space Administration is a Government USA entity that was founded in 1958 and is administered by Administrator: Jim Bridenstine. National Aeronautics and Space Administration has 38 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 41 launches.