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Athena-1
Athena-1 Launch Vehicle
Credit: Lockheed Martin
Privately funded family of solid propellant satellite launch vehicles. Originally known as LMLV (Lockheed-Martin Launch Vehicle); LLV (Lockheed Launch Vehicle). Sales did not develop as hoped by the company after the MEO-satellite bubble burst in the 1990's.

Gross mass: 7,300 kg (16,000 lb). Height: 15.24 m (49.99 ft). Diameter: 0.79 m (2.59 ft). Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).


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Athena-1 American all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Basic version of the Athena with a Castor 120 first stage, Orbus second stage, and OAM Orbital Adjustment Module.

Athena-2 American all-solid orbital launch vehicle. The Athena-2 version featured a Castor 120 first stage, Castor 120 second stage, Orbus third stage, and OAM Orbital Adjustment Module.

Athena-3 American all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Planned but never flown heavier-lift version of Athena.

Country: USA. Spacecraft: Oscar, SSTL-70, GemStar, Athena Mars Flyby, Lewis satellite, Lunar Prospector, ROCSAT, Ikonos, Starshine, Sapphire. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral, Vandenberg, Kodiak.
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