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Titan 3M
Titan 3M -

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Family: Titan. Country: USA. Status: Development 1967.

Man-rated launch vehicle designed for MOL and other missions of the 1970's. Malfunction Detection System initiated abort procedures during launch. Also suited for launch of 'bulbous and lifting body payloads'. 7 segment UA1207 motors developed but not used until Titan 4 in 1990's. Cancelled with MOL program in 1969.


Specifications

LEO Payload: 17,000 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. Liftoff Thrust: 1,307,380 kgf. Total Mass: 836,560 kg. Core Diameter: 3.1 m. Total Length: 39.0 m. Launch Price $: 22.00 million. in 1965 price dollars.


Titan 3M Chronology


1965 Aug 25 - Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1969 Apr 27 -
- 1970 Late -
- 1971 -
- 1972 Early -
- 1972 Late -
- 1973 -
- 1974 -
- 1975 -

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