Echo

USA

Spacecraft n: 67

US spacecraft n: 54

Orig PL Name: Echo A-10

Launch data:

Designation F00098 / 60F07
Launch date 13 May 1960 - 09:16:05 UT
Launch site CC, LC17A
Launch vehicle  Delta-DM19 (#144/D1)
Mission Communication
Decay13 May 1960

1e launch Thor-Delta DM-19. Launch Failure.
The Thor first stage worked well, but when the second stage took over, there was a complete attitude control system failure and the balloon satellite didn't reach orbit.

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