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OV2-3 was a US Air Force research satellite launched from Cape Canaveral aboard a Titan 3C rocket along with Oscar 4 and LES 3 and 4. The launched failed due to an upper stage separation failure.

Alternate Names

  • 01863
  • Titan 3C-8

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-12-21
Launch Vehicle: Titan III-C
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 193 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force (United States)


  • Space Physics
  • Life Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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