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Scout X1
Scout X1 - Scout X1 - COSPAR 1961-Delta

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

Specifications

Launches: 9. Failures: 4. Success Rate: 55.56% pct. First Launch Date: 18 April 1960. Last Launch Date: 01 March 1962. LEO Payload: 59 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. Liftoff Thrust: 43,550 kgf. Total Mass: 16,240 kg. Core Diameter: 1.0 m. Total Length: 25.0 m. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 8.91 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


Scout X-1 Chronology


1960 Apr 18 - LV Configuration: Scout X. Launch Site: Wallops Island . FAILURE: Vehicle broke up after first-stage burnout.
1960 Jul 2 - Launch Site: Wallops Island . FAILURE: Failure.
1960 Oct 4 - Launch Site: Wallops Island .
1960 Dec 4 - - 21:14 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout X-1 s/n ST-3. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: LA3. FAILURE: Second stage malfunction.
1961 Feb 16 - - 13:12 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout X-1 s/n ST-4. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: LA3.
1961 Jun 30 - - 17:09 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout X-1 s/n ST-5. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: LA3. FAILURE: Third stage did not ignite, and the vehicle was destroyed.
1961 Aug 25 - - 18:29 GMT. LV Configuration: Scout X-1 s/n ST-6. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: LA3.
1961 Oct 19 - Launch Site: Wallops Island .
1962 Mar 1 - LV Configuration: Scout-X1A. Launch Site: Wallops Island .

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