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Titan-Vanguard
Part of Titan Family
American orbital launch vehicle. The Martin Company proposed to the Department of Defense that the first stage of the Titan I intercontinental ballistic missile be combined with the Vanguard rocket to provide a launch vehicle capable of placing an instrument package into lunar orbit and on the lunar surface. NASA was instead given the mission and used Atlas/Agena and Atlas/Centaur for this purpose instead.

Status: Design 1957.



Family: orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Spacecraft: Goodyear Project 7969. Agency: Martin.

1957 December - . LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan-Vanguard.
  • Titan plus Vanguard proposed to place instrument package into lunar orbit - . Nation: USA.

    The Martin Company proposed to the Department of Defense (DOD) that a stage of the Titan intercontinental ballistic missile be combined with the Vanguard rocket to provide a launch vehicle capable of placing an instrument package into lunar orbit and, ultimately, on the lunar surface.



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