This page no longer updated from 31 October 2001. Latest version can be found at www.astronautix.com
Class: Technology. Type: Communications. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy.
Total Mass: 26 kg.
22 February 1961
Lofti Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star.
15 June 1963
Lofti 2A Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena D. Mass: 26 kg. Perigee: 170 km. Apogee: 876 km. Inclination: 69.9 deg.
VLF experiments. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
Back to Index
Last update 12 March 2001.
Contact Mark Wade with any corrections or comments.
Conditions for use of drawings, pictures, or other materials from this site..
© Mark Wade, 2001 .