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Scout

Scout-X1
(similar: Scout-X1A, X2, X2B, X2M, X3, X3A, X3C, X3M, X4, X4A, X5C)

 

Blue-Scout-2
(similar: Blue-Scout-1)

Scout-B
(similar: Scout-A, A1, B1)

Scout-D1
(similar: Scout-E1, -F1)

Scout-G1 (HILAT) [USAF]

Version Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5
Scout-X - Algol-1A (Dummy) Antares-1A (Dummy) -
Scout-X1 - Algol-1B/C Castor-1A Antares-1A Altair-1A -
Scout-X1A - Algol-1C Castor-1A Antares-1A Altair-1A NOTS-17
Blue Scout-1 (SRM-89) - Algol-1B Castor-1A Antares-1A - -
Blue Scout-2 (SRM-90) - Algol-1B Castor-1A Antares-1A Altair-1A -
Scout-X2 - Algol-1C/D Castor-1A Antares-2A Altair-1A -
Scout-X2B - Algol-1D Castor-1A Antares-2A Altair-2A -
Scout-X2M - Algol-1D Castor-1A Antares-2A MG-18 -
Scout-X3 - Algol-2A Castor-1A Antares-2A Altair-1A -
Scout-X3A - Algol-2A Castor-1A Antares-2A Altair-1A NOTS-17
Scout-X3C - Algol-2A Castor-1A Antares-2A - -
Scout-X3M - Algol-2A Castor-1A Antares-2A MG-18 -
Scout-X4 - Algol-2A/B Castor-1A Antares-2A Altair-2A -
Scout-X4A - Algol-2B Castor-1A Antares-2A Altair-2A NOTS-17
Scout-X5C - Algol-2B Castor-2A Antares-2A - -
Scout-A - Algol-2B Castor-2A Antares-2A Altair-2A -
Scout-A1 - Algol-2C Castor-2A Antares-2A Altair-2A -
Scout-A2 - Algol-2C Castor-2A Antares-2B Altair-2A -
Scout-B - Algol-2B Castor-2A Antares-2A Altair-3 (FW-4S) -
Scout-B1 - Algol-2C Castor-2A Antares-2A Altair-3 (FW-4S) or
Altair-3A (Star-20)
-
Scout-B2 - Algol-2C Castor-2A Antares-2B Altair-3 (FW-4S) -
Scout-C - Algol-2C Castor-2A Antares-2A Altair-3 (FW-4S) Alcyone-1
Scout-D1 - Algol-3A Castor-2A Antares-2A Altair-3 (FW-4S) or
Altair-3A (Star-20)
-
Scout-E1 - Algol-3A Castor-2A Antares-2B Altair-3 (FW-4S) Alcyone-1A
Scout-F1 - Algol-3A Castor-2A Antares-2B Altair-3A (Star-20) -
Scout-G1 - Algol-3A Castor-2A Antares-3A (Star-31) Altair-3A (Star-20) -
Scout-2 2 × PAP-10 Algol-3A Castor-2A Mage-2 Altair-3A (Star-20) -

The Scout-A2, -B2, -C and -2 versions were never used.

Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Scout-X * - - - - - - -
Scout-X1 59 45 - - - -
Scout-X1A * - - - - - - -
Blue Scout-1 (SRM-89) * - - - - - - -
Blue Scout-2 (SRM-90) - - - -
Scout-X2 76 59 - - - -
Scout-X2B - - - -
Scout-X2M - - - -
Scout-X3 87 68 - - - -
Scout-X3A * - - - -
Scout-X3C * - - - -
Scout-X3M - - - -
Scout-X4 103 80 - - - -
Scout-X4A* - - - -
Scout-X5C * - - - -
Scout-A - - - -
Scout-A1 122 94 - - - -
Scout-B 140 - - - -
Scout-B1 151 116 - - - -
Scout-C1
Scout-D1 198 148 - - - -
Scout-E1 -
Scout-F1 203 156 - - - -
Scout-G1 220 166 - - - -
No. Sc.No      Serial Type              LS            Date        Payload

  1         1  X      Scout-X           WI LA-3   * F 18.04.1960  (R&D)
  2    1    1  ST-1   Scout-X1          WI LA-3   * F 02.07.1960  (NASA Rad Probe)
  3    2    2  ST-2   Scout-X1          WI LA-3   *   04.10.1960  (USAF Rad Probe)
  4    3    3  ST-3   Scout-X1          WI LA-3     F 04.12.1960  Explorer (9) (S 56)
  5         1  D-3    Blue-Scout-1      CC LC-18B *   07.01.1961  (USAF Rad Probe & Capsule)
  6    4    4  ST-4   Scout-X1          WI LA-3       16.02.1961  Explorer 9 (S 56a)
  7         1  D-4    Blue-Scout-2      CC LC-18B *   03.03.1961  (USAF Rad Probe)
  8         2  D-5    Blue-Scout-2      CC LC-18B *   12.04.1961  (USAF Rad Probe & Capsule)
  9         2  D-6    Blue-Scout-1      CC LC-18B *   09.05.1961  (USAF Rad Probe)
 10    5    5  ST-5   Scout-X1          WI LA-3     F 30.06.1961  Explorer (13) (S 55)
 11    6    6  ST-6   Scout-X1          WI LA-3     P 25.08.1961  Explorer 13 (S 55a)
 12    7    7  ST-7   Scout-X1          WI LA-3   *   19.10.1961  P 21
 13         3  D-8    Blue-Scout-2      CC LC-18B   F 01.11.1961  Mercury Scout 1 (MNTV 1, MS 1)
 14    8    1  ST-8   Scout-X1A         WI LA-3   *   01.03.1962  Reentry 1
 15    9    1  ST-9   Scout-X2          WI LA-3   *   29.03.1962  P 21A
 16         3  D-7    Blue-Scout-1      CC LC-18B * F 12.04.1962  (USAF Reentry Test)
 17   10    2  111    Scout-X2          Va LC-D     F 26.04.1962  Grab (3b) (Solrad 4B)
 18   11    1  112    Scout-X2M         Va LC-D     F 24.05.1962  DSAP-1 F1
 19   12    2  117    Scout-X2M         Va LC-D       23.08.1962  DSAP-1 F2
 20   13    1  114    Scout-X3A         WI LA-3   * F 31.08.1962  Reentry 2 
 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
 23   16    1  126    Scout-X3M         Va LC-D       19.02.1963  DSAP-1 F3
 24   17    3  119    Scout-X3          Va LC-D     F 05.04.1963  Transit-5A 2
 25   18    3  121    Scout-X2M         Va LC-D     F 26.04.1963  DSAP-1 F4
 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
 28   21    1  113    Scout-X4          WI LA-3       28.06.1963  GRS (CRL 1)
 29   22    2  110    Scout-X3A         WI LA-3   * F 20.07.1963  Reentry 3
 30   23    1  132    Scout-X2B         Va LC-D     F 27.09.1963  DSAP-1 F5
 31   24    2  122R   Scout-X4          Va LC-D       19.12.1963  Explorer 19 (AD A)
 32   25    6  127R   Scout-X3          WI LA-3       27.03.1964  Ariel 2 (UK 2)
 33   26    3  125R   Scout-X4          Va LC-D       04.06.1964  Transit-5C 1
 34   27    4  128R   Scout-X4          Va LC-D     F 25.06.1964  ESRS (CRL 2)
 35   28    5  124R   Scout-X4          WI LA-3A  *   20.07.1964  SERT 1
 36   29    1  129R   Scout-X4A         WI LA-3   *   18.08.1964  Reentry 4A
 37   30    6  134R   Scout-X4          Va PALC-D     25.08.1964  Explorer 20 (IE A)
 38   31    1  130R   Scout-X3C         WI LA-3A  *   09.10.1964  RFD 2
 39   32    7  123R   Scout-X4          Va PALC-D     10.10.1964  Explorer 22 (BE B)
 40   33    8  133R   Scout-X4          WI LA-3A      06.11.1964  Explorer 23 (S 55c)
 41   34    9  135R   Scout-X4          Va PALC-D     21.11.1964  Explorer 24 (AD B) / Explorer 25 (IE B, Injun 4)
 42   35   10  137R   Scout-X4          WI LA-3A      15.12.1964  San Marco 1
 43   36   11  136R   Scout-X4          WI LA-3A      29.04.1965  Explorer 27 (BE C)
 44   37    1  131R   Scout-B           WI LA-3A      10.08.1965  SECOR 5 (EGRS 5) / SEV
 45   38   12  138R   Scout-X4          WI LA-3A      18.11.1965  Explorer 30 (SE A, Solrad 8)
 46   39   13  139R   Scout-X4          Va PALC-D     06.12.1965  FR 1
 47   40    1  140C   Scout-A           Va PALC-D     22.12.1965  Transit-O 6
 48   41    2  142C   Scout-A           Va PALC-D     28.01.1966  Transit-O 7
 49   42    2  141C   Scout-X4A         WI LA-3A  *   09.02.1966  Reentry 4B
 50   43    3  143C   Scout-A           Va PALC-D     26.03.1966  Transit-O 8
 51   44    2  145C   Scout-B           Va PALC-D     22.04.1966  OV3 1
 52   45    4  146C   Scout-A           Va PALC-D     19.05.1966  Transit-O 9
 53   46    3  147C   Scout-B           WI LA-3A      10.06.1966  OV3 4 (PHASR)
 54   47    4  148C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5      04.08.1966  OV3 3
 55   48    5  149C   Scout-A           Va SLC-5      18.08.1966  Transit-O 10
 56   49    5  150C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5      28.10.1966  OV3 2
 57   50    6  151C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5    F 31.01.1967  OV3 5 (ATCOS 1)
 58   51    6  154C   Scout-A           Va SLC-5      14.04.1967  Transit-O 12
 59   52    7  153C   Scout-B           SM            26.04.1967  San Marco 2
 60   53    7  155C   Scout-A           Va SLC-5      05.05.1967  Ariel 3 (UK 3)
 61   54    8  156C   Scout-A           Va SLC-5      15.05.1967  Transit-O 13
 62   55    8  152C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5    F 30.05.1967  ESRO 2A (Iris 1)
 63   56    9  157C   Scout-A           Va SLC-5      25.09.1967  Transit-O 14
 64   57    9  159C   Scout-B           WI LA-3A  *   19.10.1967  RAM C1
 65   58   10  158C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5      05.12.1967  OV3 6 (ATCOS 2)
 66   59   10  162C   Scout-A           Va SLC-5      02.03.1968  Transit-O 18
 67   60   11  160C   Scout-B           WI LA-3A    P 05.03.1968  Explorer 37 (SE B, Solrad 9)
 68   61    1  164C   Scout-X5C         WI LA-3A  *   27.04.1968  Reentry 5
 69   62   12  161C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5      17.05.1968  ESRO 2B (Iris 2)
 70   63   13  165C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5      08.08.1968  Explorer 39 (AD C) / Explorer 40 (IE C, Injun 5)
 71   64   14  168C   Scout-B           WI LA-3A  *   22.08.1968  RAM C2
 72   65   15  167C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5      03.10.1968  ESRO 1A (Aurorae)
 73   66   16  172C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5    P 01.10.1969  ESRO 1B (Boreas)
 74   67   17  169C   Scout-B           Va SLC-5      08.11.1969  Azur (GRS 1)
 75   68   11  176C   Scout-A           Va SLC-5      27.08.1970  Transit-O 19
 76   69   18  171C   Scout-B           WI LA-3A  *   30.09.1970  RAM C3
 77   70   19  174C   Scout-B           WI LA-3A      09.11.1970  OFO 1 / RM 1
 78   71   20  175C   Scout-B           SM            12.12.1970  Explorer 42 (SAS A, Uhuru)
 79   72   21  173C   Scout-B           SM            24.04.1971  San Marco 3
 80   73   22  144CR  Scout-B           WI LA-3A  *   20.06.1971  PAET
 81   74   23  177C   Scout-B           WI LA-3A      08.07.1971  Explorer 44 (SE C, Solrad 10)
 82   75    1  180C   Scout-B1          WI LA-3A      16.08.1971  Eole
 83   76   24  166CR  Scout-B           WI LA-3A  *   20.09.1971  GRP
 84   77   25  163CR  Scout-B           SM            15.11.1971  Explorer 45 (SSS A)
 85   78    2  183C   Scout-B1          Va SLC-5      11.12.1971  Ariel 4 (UK 4)
 86   79    1  184C   Scout-D1          WI LA-3A      13.08.1972  Explorer 46 (MTS A)
 87   80    3  182C   Scout-B1          Va SLC-5      02.09.1972  Triad 1 (TIP 1)
 88   81    2  170CR  Scout-D1          SM            15.11.1972  Explorer 48 (SAS B)
 89   82    3  185C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5      20.11.1972  ESRO 4
 90   83    4  181C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5      16.12.1972  Aeros 1
 91   84    1  178C   Scout-A1          Va SLC-5      30.10.1973  Transit-O 20
 92   85    5  190C   Scout-D1          SM            18.02.1974  San Marco 4
 93   86    6  188C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5      08.03.1974  Miranda (X 4)
 94   87    1  191C   Scout-E1          Va SLC-5      03.06.1974  Explorer 52 (IE D, Injun 6, Hawkeye)
 95   88    7  186C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5      16.07.1974  Aeros 2
 96   89    8  189C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5    P 30.08.1974  ANS 1
 97   90    4  187C   Scout-B1          SM            15.10.1974  Ariel 5 (UK 5)
 98   91    1  194C   Scout-F1          SM            08.05.1975  Explorer 53 (SAS C)
 99   92    9  195C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5      11.10.1975  Triad 2 (TIP 2)
100   93    2  196C   Scout-F1          Va SLC-5    F 05.12.1975  Explorer (56) (DAD A) / Explorer (57) (DAD B)
101   94    5  179CR  Scout-B1          Va SLC-5      22.05.1976  Wideband (P76-5)
102   95   10  193C   Scout-D1          WI LA-3A  *   18.06.1976  GP A (Gravity Probe 1)
103   96   11  197C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5      01.09.1976  Triad 3 (TIP 3)
104   97   12  200C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5      27.10.1977  Transat (O 11)
105   98   13  201C   Scout-D1          Va SLC-5      26.04.1978  HCMM (AEM 1)
106   99   14  202C   Scout-D1          WI LA-3A      18.02.1979  SAGE (AEM 2)
107  100   15  198C   Scout-D1          WI LA-3A      02.06.1979  Ariel 6 (UK 6)
108  101    1  203C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      30.10.1979  Magsat (AEM 3)
109  102    2  192C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      25.05.1981  Nova 1
110  103    3  205C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      23.06.1983  HILAT (P83-1)
111  104    4  208C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      11.10.1984  Nova 3
112  105    5  209C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      03.08.1985  Transit-O 24 / Transit-O 30
113  106    6  207C   Scout-G1          WI LA-3A      13.12.1985  ITV 1 (USA 13) / ITV 2 (USA 14)
114  107    7  199C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      14.11.1986  Polar Bear (P87-1)
115  108    8  204C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      16.09.1987  Transit-O 27 / Transit-O 29
116  109    9  206C   Scout-G1          SM            25.03.1988  San Marco 5
117  110   10  211C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      26.04.1988  Transit-O 23 / Transit-O 32
118  111   11  213C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      16.06.1988  Nova 2
119  112   12  214C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      25.08.1988  Transit-O 25 / Transit-O 31
120  113   13  212C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      09.05.1990  MACSAT 1 / MACSAT 2
121  114   14  216C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      29.06.1991  REX 1 (P89-1A)
122  115   15  215C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      03.07.1992  SAMPEX (SMEX 1)
123  116   16  210C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      21.11.1992  MSTI 1
124  117   17  217C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      25.06.1993  Radcal (P92-1)
125  118   18  218C   Scout-G1          Va SLC-5      09.05.1994  MSTI 2


Launch sites:

CC  = Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
Va  = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
WI  = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA
SM  = San Marco Launch Complex, Formosa Bay, Kenya Kenya