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Overview

Destination: Medium Earth Orbit
Mission: Communications

Medium Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 20 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Experimental communications satellite featuring a single X-band transponder and an 8-horn electronically switched antenna.

Titan IIIA

Family: Titan
Configuration: IIIA

The Titan IIIA or Titan 3A was an American expendable launch system, launched four times in 1964 and 1965,[1] to test the Transtage upper stage which was intended for use on the larger Titan IIIC. The Transtage was mounted atop two core stages derived from the Titan II. The Titan IIIA was also used as the core of the Titan IIIC.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    42.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Launch Mass
    161 T
  • Thrust
    1941 kN
Family
  • Name
    Titan IIIA
  • Family
    Titan
  • Variant
    IIIA
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Titan IIIA
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    3100 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

(LMT)

Founded: 1953 Successes: 270 Failures: 25 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Lockheed Martin's Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM's in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA's return to the moon in 2024.

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