Pioneer P-30


International Sat. nº:

USA satellite nº:

Failure - Orig PL Name: Able 5A - 16th to the Moon

Launch data:

Designation 60F11
Launch date 25 Sep 1960 - 15:13 UT
Launch site CC, LC-12
Launch vehicle Atlas-D Able (#D80)
Mission Lunar Orbiter
Decay 25 Sep 1960

Launch failure.

Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  TRW
Operator  NASA
Mass at launch 175.5 kg
Dry Mass   kg
Basic shape  sphere
Dimension  1 m dia, long 1.4 m
Propulsion  Hydrazine thruster
Equipment  see Pioneer P1


Onboard equipment:

Mission details:

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