Please make a donation to support Gunter's Space Page.
Thank you very much for visiting Gunter's Space Page. I hope that this site is useful and informative for you.
If you appreciate the information provided on this site, please consider supporting my work by making a simple and secure donation via PayPal. Please help to run the website and keep everything free of charge. Thank you very much.

Scout-X3

Scout-X3 (Ariel 2) [USAF]

→ complete list of all Scout flights

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Scout-X3 Algol-2A Castor-1A Antares-2A Altair-1A
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Scout-X3 87 68 - - - -
No. Sc.No      Serial Type              LS            Date        Payload

 21   14    1  115    Scout-X3          WI LA-3       16.12.1962  Explorer 16 (S 55b)
 22   15    2  118    Scout-X3          Va LC-D       19.12.1962  Transit-5A 1
 24   17    3  119    Scout-X3          Va LC-D     F 05.04.1963  Transit-5A 2
 26   19    4  116    Scout-X3          WI LA-3   *   22.05.1963  RFD 1
 27   20    5  120    Scout-X3          Va LC-D       16.06.1963  Transit-5A 3
 32   25    6  127R   Scout-X3          WI LA-3       27.03.1964  Ariel 2 (UK 2)


Launch sites:

Va  = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
WI  = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA