LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Tue Jul 15 1980
United States Air Force

DMSP-5D1 F5

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(2:22 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(2:22 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(2:22 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Thor DSV-2U

Description:

The Thor DSV-2U or Thor LV-2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS was an American expendable launch system used to launch five DMSP weather satellites between 1976 and 1980.

Thor DSV-2U rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Military meteorological satellite
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Pad

Space Launch Complex 10W