LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat Dec 06 1980
United States Air Force

Intelsat 502

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(11:31 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(11:31 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(11:31 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Atlas SLV-3D Centaur

Description:

The Atlas-Centaur was a US expendable launch vehicle derived from the SM-65 Atlas D missile. Launches were conducted from Launch Complex 36 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Atlas SLV-3D Centaur rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • Geostationary communications satellite
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad

Launch Complex 36B