LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Aug 25 1988
Italian Space Agency

Transit-O 25,31

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

August 25, 1988 at 2:59 AM EDT

(August 25, 1988 at 6:59 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

August 25, 1988 at 2:59 AM EDT

(August 25, 1988 at 6:59 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

August 25, 1988 at 2:59 AM EDT

(August 25, 1988 at 6:59 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