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Thor Able III
Part of Thor Family
American orbital launch vehicle. Three stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Thor DM-18A + 1 x Able 3/AJ10 + 1 x Altair

Status: Retired 1959. First Launch: 1959-08-07. Last Launch: 1959-08-07. Number: 1 . Thrust: 668.00 kN (150,172 lbf). Gross mass: 52,000 kg (114,000 lb). Height: 27.40 m (89.80 ft). Diameter: 2.44 m (8.00 ft). Apogee: 100,000 km (60,000 mi).


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Family: orbital launch vehicle. Country: USA. Spacecraft: S-2. Projects: Explorer. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral, Cape Canaveral LC17A. Stages: Able, Altair 1, Thor DM-19. Agency: Douglas.

1959 August 7 - . 14:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC17A. LV Family: Thor. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able III.
  • Explorer 6 - . Payload: S-2. Mass: 64 kg (141 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: Explorer. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft: S-2. Decay Date: 1961-06-30 . USAF Sat Cat: 15 . COSPAR: 1959-Delta-1. Apogee: 42,400 km (26,300 mi). Perigee: 245 km (152 mi). Inclination: 47.0000 deg. Period: 765.00 min. First Earth photo; radiation data..


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