FIRE 2

Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Materials Science

Suborbital Space Launch Complex 12 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

FIRE (Flight Investigation of Re-Entry) was a high-speed reentry heat research program to obtain data on materials, heating rates, and radio signal attenuation on spacecraft reentering the atmosphere at speeds of about 24,500 miles per hour.

Atlas D

Family: Atlas
Configuration: D

The SM-65D Atlas, or Atlas D, was the first operational version of the U.S. Atlas missile. Atlas D was first used as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) to deliver a nuclear weapon payload on a suborbital trajectory. It was later developed as a launch vehicle to carry a payload to low Earth orbit on its own, and later to geosynchronous orbit, to the Moon, Venus, or Mars with the Agena or Centaur upper stage.

Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    25.15 m
  • Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    119 T
  • Thrust
    1880 kN
Family
  • Name
    Atlas D
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    D
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    SM-65D Atlas
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1400 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Convair

Convair

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Founded: 1943 Successes: 195 Failures: 25 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.

WIKI

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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