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RCA-SATCOM 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1979-101A

Description

This spacecraft was the third RCA domestic communications satellite launched by NASA. Contact was lost shortly after apogee motor firing.

Alternate Names

  • RCA-C
  • RCA-SATCOM III
  • 11635

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1979-12-07
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 463.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Radio Corporation of America (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. Robert J. GossProject ManagerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center 
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