Scout X-1 | S-55

Scout X-1

Family: Scout
Configuration: X-1

Scout X-1 was an American expendable launch system and sounding rocket which was flown seven times between August 1960 and October 1961.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    25.0 m
  • Diameter
    1.01 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    16 T
  • Thrust
    471 kN
Family
  • Name
    Scout X-1
  • Family
    Scout
  • Variant
    X-1
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Scout X-1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $8,900,000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    59 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Successes: 38 Failures: 3 Pending: 8

Agency Type: Government

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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