Biosat 2

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Biology

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

The objectives of the Biosatellite, a.k.a. Biosat, Bios (Biological Satellite), were to determine the biological effects of the space environment upon daily rhythms of living organisms and to obtain and analyze available data on the performance in orbit of life support, altitude control, and other spacecraft systems, including instrumentation for recording biological data.

Thor Delta G

Family: Thor
Configuration: Delta G

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

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    30.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Launch Mass
    55 T
  • Thrust
    765 kN
Family
  • Name
    Thor Delta G
  • Family
    Thor
  • Variant
    Delta G
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Thor Delta G
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $10150000
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

(MDC)

Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

WIKI

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 17B


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