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Scout A
Scout A - Scout A - COSPAR 1967-042

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Family: Scout. Country: USA. Status: Hardware.

All-solid low cost lightweight launch vehicle.


Specifications

Launches: 11. Failures: 0. Success Rate: 100.00% pct. First Launch Date: 22 December 1965. Last Launch Date: 27 August 1970. LEO Payload: 122 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. Liftoff Thrust: 52,350 kgf. Total Mass: 17,850 kg. Core Diameter: 1.0 m. Total Length: 25.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 8.61 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


Scout A Chronology


- 1957 July -
1959 Mar 1 -
1961 May 5 -
1961 Jun 13 -
1961 Oct 29 -
1961 Nov 1 -
1965 Dec 22 - - 04:33 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S140C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC-D.
1966 Jan 28 - - 17:06 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S142C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC-D.
1966 Mar 26 - - 03:31 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S143C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC-D.
1966 May 19 - - 02:27 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S146C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC-D.
1966 Aug 18 - - 02:25 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S149C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5.
1967 Apr 13 - - 03:25 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S154C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5.
1967 May 5 - - 16:00 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S155C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5.
1967 May 18 - - 09:05 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S156C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5.
1967 Sep 25 - - 08:25 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S157C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5.
1968 Mar 2 - - 03:55 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S162C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5.
1970 Aug 27 - - 13:23 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S176C. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5.

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