Midas 1

USA

Spacecraft n: 58

US spacecraft n: 47

1e launch Atlas Agena-A

Launch data:

Designation F00088 / 60F03
Launch date 26 Feb 1960 - 17:25 UT
Launch site CC, LC14
Launch vehicle  Atlas-LV3 Agena-A (#29D)
Mission 
Decay 26 Feb 1960

Launch Failure
The Atlas first stage performed well, but the Agena second stage refused to separate for ignition, and the whole vehicle fell into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Ref.: #7, #102(SL13) - update: 11.11.05