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Thor-DM18 Able-1

Thor-DM18 Able-1 (Pioneer (1)) [USAF]
similar: Thor-DM18 Able-2, 3, 4

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Thor-DM-18 Able-1 DM-18 / MB-3-I Able-1 / AJ10-41 X-248-A3
No:       Serial: Type:                   Date:       LS             Payload

 4    4   127     Thor-DM18 Able-1        17.08.1958 F  CC LC-17A    Pioneer (1)
 5    2   130     Thor-DM18 Able-1        11.10.1958 P  CC LC-17A    Pioneer 1
 6    3   129     Thor-DM18 Able-1        08.11.1958 F  CC LC-17A    Pioneer 2


Failures:

Flight 4:   Thor exploded after 77 sec
Flight 5:   Stage 3 produced unsufficient thrust
Flight 6:   Stage 3 failed


Launch sites:

CC  = Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA