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Titan 34D
Titan 34D - Titan 34D - COSPAR 1989-035

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Family: Titan. Country: USA. Status: Hardware.

Stretched Titan core with 5 1/2 segment solid rocket motors. IUS (Interim/Inertial Upper Stage) solid upper stages or used without upper stages. Commercial Titan 3, marketed in 1990's, was a modification of the 34D.


Specifications

Launches: 19. Failures: 4. Success Rate: 78.95% pct. First Launch Date: 30 October 1982. Last Launch Date: 25 September 1992. LEO Payload: 14,515 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. Payload: 5,000 kg. to a: Geosynchronous transfer trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 1,150,150 kgf. Total Mass: 723,490 kg. Core Diameter: 3.1 m. Total Length: 50.0 m. Launch Price $: 150.00 million. in 1994 price dollars. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 126.55 million. in 1985 unit dollars.


Titan 34D Chronology


1982 Oct 30 - - 04:05 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/IUS s/n 34D-1 (04D-5?). Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1983 Jun 20 - - 18:45 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-5 (04D-3). Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E.
1983 Jun 20 - Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1984 Jan 31 - - 03:08 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-10 (05D-1). Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1984 Apr 14 - - 16:52 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-11 (05D-2). Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1984 Jun 25 - - 18:43 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-4 (04D-1). Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E.
1984 Dec 4 - - 18:00 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-6 (04D-4). Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E.
1984 Dec 22 - - 00:02 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-13 (05D-3). Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1985 Aug 28 - - 21:20 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-7 (04D-6). Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E. FAILURE: Stage 1 propellant feed system failure forced premature engine shutdown.
1986 Apr 18 - - 17:45 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-9 (04D-2). Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E. FAILURE: Failure.
1987 Oct 26 - - 21:32 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-15 (04D-8). Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E.
1987 Nov 29 - - 03:21 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-8 (05D-4). Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1988 Sep 2 - - 13:12 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-3 (05D-5). Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. FAILURE: Broken Transtage pressurization feed lines prevented the geosynchronous orbit apogee burn from taking place.
1988 Nov 6 - - 18:03 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-14 (04D-7). Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E.
1988 Nov 6 - Launch Site: Vandenberg .

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1989 May 10 - - 19:47 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-16 (05D-6). Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1989 Sep 4 - - 04:19 GMT. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-2 (05D-7). Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1990 Jan 1 - - 00:07 GMT. LV Configuration: Commercial Titan 3 s/n CT-1. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1990 Mar 14 - - 12:00 GMT. LV Configuration: Commercial Titan 3 s/n CT-2. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. FAILURE: Second stage failed to separate due to a wiring error in the stage separation electronics, stranding the payload in low earth orbit.
1990 Jun 23 - - 11:16 GMT. LV Configuration: Commercial Titan 3 s/n CT-3. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.
1992 Sep 25 - - 17:05 GMT. LV Configuration: Commercial Titan 3 s/n CT-4. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40.

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