NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

OSCAR 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1965-016F

Description

OSCAR 3 was a rectangular spacecraft 20 x 30 cm with 4 monopole antennae. It contained a tracking beacon transmitter and a communications repeater. No active attitude control system was employed, and power was furnished by onboard batteries.

Alternate Names

  • 01293

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-03-09
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 13.6 kg

Funding Agencies

  • Project Oscar Inc (United States)
  • Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. ProjoscarProject ManagerFoothills College 
Dr. Perry I. KleinGeneral ContactAMSAT Corporationpk@ieee.org
[USA.gov] NASA Logo - nasa.gov