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Scout A-1
Part of Scout Family
American all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Four stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Algol 2C + 1 x Castor 2 + 1 x Antares 2 + 1 x Altair 2

Status: Retired 1973. First Launch: 1973-10-30. Last Launch: 1973-10-30. Number: 1 . Thrust: 440.00 kN (98,910 lbf). Gross mass: 17,500 kg (38,500 lb). Height: 22.00 m (72.00 ft). Diameter: 1.02 m (3.34 ft). Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

Family: all-solid, orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Spacecraft: Transit. Launch Sites: Vandenberg, Vandenberg SLC5. Stages: Algol 2, Altair 2, Antares 2, Castor 2. Agency: Vought. More at: 8611.



1973 October 30 - . 00:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg SLC5. LV Family: Scout. Launch Vehicle: Scout A-1.
  • Transit O-20 - . Mass: 58 kg (127 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Program: Transit. Class: Navigation. Type: Navigation satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Transit. Spacecraft: Transit. USAF Sat Cat: 6909 . COSPAR: 1973-081A. Apogee: 1,120 km (690 mi). Perigee: 885 km (549 mi). Inclination: 89.8000 deg. Period: 105.20 min. Operational life over 20 years..


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