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Thor-DM18 Agena-A

Thor-DM18 Agena-A (Discoverer 3) [USAF]

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Version Stage 1 Stage 2
Thor-DM18 Agena-A DM-18A / MB-3-I Agena-A / 8048
No:         Serial   Type                    Date          LS           Payload

 --    0    160      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       21.01.1959 F% Va 75-3-4    Discoverer (1)
 34    1    163      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       28.02.1959 F. Va 75-3-4    Discoverer 1
 39    2    170      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       13.04.1959    Va 75-3-4    Discoverer 2
 46    3    174      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       03.06.1959 F  Va 75-3-4    Discoverer 3 
 50    4    179      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       25.06.1959 F  Va 75-3-5    KH-1 1 (Discoverer 4)
 57    5    192      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       13.08.1959    Va 75-3-4    KH-1 2 (Discoverer 5)
 60    6    200      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       19.08.1959    Va 75-3-5    KH-1 3 (Discoverer 6)
 72    7    206      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       07.11.1959    Va 75-3-4    KH-1 4 (Discoverer 7)
 75    8    212      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       20.11.1959 P  Va 75-3-5    KH-1 5 (Discoverer 8) 
 82    9    218      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       04.02.1960 F  Va 75-3-4    KH-1 6 (Discoverer 9)
 85   10    223      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       19.02.1960 F  Va 75-3-5    KH-1 7 (Discoverer 10)
 90   11    234      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       15.04.1960    Va 75-3-5    KH-1 8 (Discoverer 11)
 94   12    160      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       29.06.1960 F  Va 75-3-4    Discoverer 12
 95   13    231      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       10.08.1960    Va 75-3-5    Discoverer 13
 98   14    237      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       18.08.1960    Va 75-3-4    KH-1 9 (Discoverer 14)
 99   15    246      Thor-DM18 Agena-A       13.09.1960    Va 75-3-5    KH-1 10 (Discoverer 15)


Failures:

Flight 3:       Agena-A failed
Flight 4:       Agena-A failed
Flight 8:       guidance error
Flight 9:       Thor cut off too early
Flight 10:      Thor guidance error
Flight 12:      Agena-A attitude control failed


Launch sites:

Va  = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA

F  = Failure
P  = partial failure