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Transit 3A

NSSDCA ID: TRAN3
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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.

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    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

     
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