LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Tue Apr 26 1988
United States Air Force

Transit-O 23,32

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

April 25, 1988 at 9:57 PM EDT

(April 26, 1988 at 1:57 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

April 25, 1988 at 9:57 PM EDT

(April 26, 1988 at 1:57 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

April 25, 1988 at 9:57 PM EDT

(April 26, 1988 at 1:57 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Navigation
    • The Transit-O series of satellites that closely followed the design of Transit 5C-1 were also called “Oscars” (Oscar is the phonetic alphabet for “O”, i. e., operational). They were also called NNS (Navy Navigation Satellite) or shortened NavSat.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 5