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Transit 3A

NSSDCA ID: TRAN3
COSPAR ID: 

Description

Transit 3B was a US Navy navigation satellite that was destroyed by Range Safety when the Thor Able-Star launch vehicle shut down too early.

Alternate Names

  • Transit3A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1960-11-30
Launch Vehicle: Thor-Able
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 91 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Navy United States

Discipline

  • Navigation/Global Positioning

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

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