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Atlas Centaur 5

NSSDCA ID: ATCEN5

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.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-03-02
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 951.0 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

Questions or 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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