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Atlas Centaur 5

NSSDCA ID: ATCEN5
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Description

This Atlas-Centaur test flight was intended to be a vehicle development test but the Atlas stage failed 4 seconds after liftoff when the fuel pre-valve closed inadvertently.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 1965-03-02
    Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Centaur
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
    Mass: 951 kg

    Funding Agency

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

    Discipline

    • Engineering

    Additional Information

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

     

    Personnel

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