Transit 5BN-1

Overview

Destination: Polar Orbit
Mission: Navigation

Polar Orbit Space Launch Complex 2E Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Transit navigation satellite equipped with nuclear power.

Thor DM-21 Ablestar

Family: Thor-Ablestar
Configuration: DM-21

The Thor-Ablestar, or Thor Able-Star, also known as Thor-Epsilon was an early American expendable launch system consisting of a PGM-17 Thor missile, with an Ablestar upper stage. It was a member of the Thor family of rockets, and was derived from the Thor-Able.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    29.0 m
  • Diameter
    1.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    51 T
  • Thrust
    760 kN
Family
  • Name
    Thor DM-21 Ablestar
  • Family
    Thor-Ablestar
  • Variant
    DM-21
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Thor DM-21 Ablestar
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    150 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

United States Air Force

United States Air Force

(USAF)

Successes: 69 Failures: 22 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Government

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