STV 1

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit Launch Area 6A RAAF Woomera Range Complex

STV (Satellite Test Vehicle) was a series of vehicle evaluation payloads built for the test flights of the Europa-1 rocket.

Europa I

Family: Europa
Configuration: I

The Europa rocket was an early expendable launch system of the European Launcher Development Organisation (ELDO), which was the precursor to the European Space Agency (ESA). It was developed with the aim to delivering space access technology, and more specifically to facilitate the deployment of European-wide telecommunication and meteorological satellites into orbit.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    33.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Launch Mass
    104 T
  • Thrust
    1500 kN
Family
  • Name
    Europa I
  • Family
    Europa
  • Variant
    I
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Europa I
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    200 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    200 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

European Launcher Development Organisation

European Launcher Development Organisation

(ELDO)

Founded: 1961 Successes: 0 Failures: 4 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

The European Launcher Development Organisation (ELDO) is a former European space research organization. It was first developed in order to establish a satellite launch vehicle for Europe. The three-stage rocket developed was named Europa, after the mythical Greek god. Overall, there were 10 launches that occurred under ELDO's funding.

WIKI

RAAF Woomera Range Complex

Launch Area 6A


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