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Delta M6 no. 83
Delta M6 no. 83 - Delta M6 no. 83 - COSPAR 1971-019

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Family: Delta. Country: USA. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Long Tank Thor.

Specifications

Launches: 13. Failures: 2. Success Rate: 84.62% pct. First Launch Date: 19 September 1968. Last Launch Date: 13 March 1971. Payload: 454 kg. to a: Geosynchronous transfer trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 218,290 kgf. Total Mass: 103,681 kg. Core Diameter: 2.4 m. Total Length: 34.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 22.30 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


Delta M Chronology


1968 Sep 19 - - 00:09 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 529 / Delta s/n 59. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. FAILURE: Control system failure; destroyed by range safety.
1968 Dec 19 - - 00:32 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 536 / Delta s/n 63. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1969 Feb 6 - - 00:39 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 530 / Delta s/n 66. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1969 May 22 - - 02:00 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 533 / Delta s/n 68. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1969 Jul 26 - - 02:06 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 547 / Delta s/n 71. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. FAILURE: Third stage failure; left in unusable orbit.
1969 Nov 22 - - 00:37 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 554 / Delta s/n 74. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1970 Jan 15 - - 00:16 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 557 / Delta s/n 75. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1970 Mar 20 - - 23:52 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 558 / Delta s/n 77. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1970 Apr 23 - - 00:46 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 559 / Delta s/n 78. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1970 Jul 23 - - 23:23 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 563 / Delta s/n 79. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1970 Aug 19 - - 12:11 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 561 / Delta s/n 80. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1971 Feb 3 - - 01:41 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M s/n 560 / Delta s/n 82. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.
1971 Mar 13 - - 16:15 GMT. LV Configuration: Thor Delta M6 s/n 562 / Delta s/n 83. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A.

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