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SLV-3D Centaur
SLV-3D Centaur - SLV-3D Centaur AC-39 - COSPAR 1977-041

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Family: Atlas. Country: USA. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: SLV-3C. Department of Defence Designation: SLV-3D.

Fully developed version of Atlas with Centaur upper stage.


Specifications

Launches: 32. Failures: 2. Success Rate: 93.75% pct. First Launch Date: 06 April 1973. Last Launch Date: 19 May 1983. Payload: 1,900 kg. to a: Geosynchronous transfer trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 197,753 kgf. Total Mass: 148,404 kg. Core Diameter: 3.1 m. Total Length: 38.0 m.


Atlas Centaur SLV-3D Chronology


1973 Apr 6 - - 02:11 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D s/n AC-30 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5011D. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1973 Aug 23 - - 22:57 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D s/n AC-31 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5010D. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1973 Nov 3 - - 05:45 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D s/n AC-34 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5014D. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1974 Nov 21 - - 23:43 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D s/n AC-32 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5012D. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1975 Feb 20 - - 23:34 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D s/n AC-33 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5015D. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A. FAILURE: Staging electrical disconnect.
1975 May 22 - - 22:04 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D s/n AC-35 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5018D. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1975 Sep 26 - - 00:17 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-36 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5016. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1976 Jan 29 - - 23:56 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-37 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 501. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1976 May 13 - - 22:28 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-38 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5020. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1976 Jul 22 - - 22:04 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-40 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5022. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1977 May 26 - - 21:47 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-39 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5019. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1977 Aug 12 - - 06:39 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-45 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5025. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1977 Sep 30 - - 01:02 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-43 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5701. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A. FAILURE: Atlas failure - gas generator hot gas leak.
1978 Jan 7 - - 00:15 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D s/n AC-46 / Centaur-D1AR s/n AC-46. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1978 Feb 9 - - 21:17 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-44 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5024. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1978 Mar 31 - - 23:36 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-48 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5028. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1978 May 20 - - 13:13 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-50 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5030. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1978 Jun 29 - - 22:25 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-41 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5021. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1978 Aug 8 - - 07:33 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-51 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5031. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1978 Nov 13 - - 05:24 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-52 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5032. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1979 May 4 - - 18:56 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-47 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5027. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1979 Sep 20 - - 05:27 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-53 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5033. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1980 Jan 18 - - 01:26 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-49 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5029. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1980 Oct 31 - - 03:54 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-57 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5037. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1980 Dec 6 - - 23:31 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-54 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5034. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1981 Feb 21 - - 23:23 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-42 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5023. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1981 May 23 - - 22:42 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-56 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5036. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1981 Aug 6 - - 08:16 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-59 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5039. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1981 Dec 15 - - 23:35 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-55 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5035. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1982 Mar 5 - - 00:23 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-58 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5038. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.
1982 Sep 28 - - 23:17 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-60 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5040. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B.
1983 May 19 - - 22:26 GMT. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-61 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5041. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A.

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