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Atlas Centaur 9



Atlas Centaur 9 was a launch vehicle development flight. It carried a Surveyor model that was injected into simulated lunar transfer orbit. It demonstrated a two-burn parking orbit operational capability.

Alternate Names

  • 02512
  • AtlasCentaur9

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1966-10-26
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 952.6 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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