Surveyor-SD 2

Overview

Destination: Elliptical Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Elliptical Orbit Launch Complex 36B Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Surveyor-SD was a series of two simulated Surveyor-payloads launched during the development of the Atlas Centaur launch vehicle.

Atlas Centaur D

Family: Atlas
Configuration: Centaur D

The Atlas-Centaur was a US expendable launch vehicle derived from the SM-65 Atlas D missile. Launches were conducted from Launch Complex 36 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    33.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    1704 kN
Family
  • Name
    Atlas Centaur D
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    Centaur D
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas LV-3C Centaur D
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    1800 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Convair

Convair

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Founded: 1943 Successes: 1 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Convair, previously Consolidated Vultee, was an American aircraft manufacturing company that later expanded into rockets and spacecraft. The company was formed in 1943 by the merger of Consolidated Aircraft and Vultee Aircraft. In 1953 it was purchased by General Dynamics, and operated as their Convair Division for most of its corporate history.

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