Skynet 4A & JCSat 2

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Orbit Space Launch Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

British and Japanese geostatioary communications satellites

Commercial Titan III

Family: Titan
Configuration: III

The Commercial Titan III, also known as CT-3 or CT-III, was an American expendable launch system, developed by Martin Marietta during the late 1980s and flown four times during the early 1990s. It was derived from the Titan 34D, and was originally proposed as a medium-lift expendable launch system for the US Air Force, who selected the Delta II instead. Development was continued as a commercial launch system, and the first rocket flew in 1990. Due to higher costs than contemporary rockets such as the Ariane 4, orders were not forthcoming, and the CT-3 was retired in 1992.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    2
  • Max Stage
    3
  • Length
    47.3 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Launch Mass
    680 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Commercial Titan III
  • Family
    Titan
  • Variant
    III
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Commercial Titan III
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    14742 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    4990 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

(LMT)

Founded: 1953 Successes: 270 Failures: 25 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Lockheed Martin's Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM's in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA's return to the moon in 2024.

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