Echo 2

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Communications

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 2E Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

The Echo 2 spacecraft was a 41-m balloon of aluminum foil-mylar laminate. Echo 2 was designed as a rigidized passive communications spacecraft for testing propagation, tracking, and communication techniques.

Thor SLV-2 Agena B

Family:
Configuration: SLV-2 Agena B

Thor-Agena was a series of orbital launch vehicles. The rockets used Thor first stages and Agena second stages. They are thus cousins of the more-famous Thor-Deltas, which founded the Delta rocket family.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    27.2 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Launch Mass
    56 T
  • Thrust
    756 kN
Family
  • Name
    Thor SLV-2 Agena B
  • Family
  • Variant
    SLV-2 Agena B
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Thor SLV-2 Agena B
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $19560000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    400 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity


In-active Cargo Unmanned
Destination:
Serial Number:

Details

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

(MDC)

Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type:

WIKI

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