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Atlas Centaur 8



Atlas Centaur 8 was a launch vehicle development flight. It carried a mass model of the Surveyor spacecraft. The second Centaur engine firing was unsuccessful.

Alternate Names

  • 02139
  • Surveyor Module
  • AtlasCentaur8

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1966-04-08
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 784.7 kg

Funding Agency

  • NASA-Office of Manned Space Flight (United States)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

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



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. William R. DunbarProject ManagerNASA Lewis Research Center
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