Solar Maximum Mission

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Heliophysics

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 17A Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Solarmax (also known as Solar Maximum Mission or SMM) was a solar observation satellite. Its primary mission was the study of solar flares.

Delta 3910

Family: Delta
Configuration: 3910

The Delta 3000 series was an American expendable launch system which was used to conduct 38 orbital launches between 1975 and 1989. It was a member of the Delta family of rockets. Several variants existed, which were differentiated by a four digit numerical code.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    35.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Launch Mass
    190 T
  • Thrust
    3188 kN
Family
  • Name
    Delta 3910
  • Family
    Delta
  • Variant
    3910
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Delta 3910
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

(MDC)

Successes: 369 Failures: 37 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

WIKI

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 17A


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