Relay 2

Overview

Destination: Elliptical Orbit
Mission: Communications

Elliptical Orbit Space Launch Complex 17B Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Relay 2, although principally a communications satellite, carried particle experiments designed to map the trapped radiation belt.

Thor Delta B

Family: Thor
Configuration: Delta B

American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    31.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Launch Mass
    51 T
  • Thrust
    667 kN
Family
  • Name
    Thor Delta B
  • Family
    Thor
  • Variant
    Delta B
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Thor Delta B
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$9.59M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    370 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    68 kg
  • 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 17B


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