Biosat 3

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Biology

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 17A 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 N

Family:
Configuration: Delta N

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

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    33.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Launch Mass
    90 T
  • Thrust
    1590 kN
Family
  • Name
    Thor Delta N
  • Family
  • Variant
    Delta N
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Thor Delta N
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $18800000
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

(MDC)

Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type:

WIKI

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 17A


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