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Viking / Vanguard family

Viking-1

Launch of a Viking-2

Vanguard-TV1

Vanguard [NRL]

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Viking Viking - -
Viking-2 Viking-2 / X-405 - -
Vanguard (TV-2) X-405 Dummy GRC 133-KS-2800 Dummy
Vanguard X-405 AJ-10-37 GRC 133-KS-2800
Vanguard (SLV-7) X-405 AJ-10-37 X-248-A2
No    TypeNo Serial No       Type              Date            LS           Payload

 1       1                   Viking-1          03.05.1949  P*  WS ALA-1     -
 2       2                   Viking-1          06.09.1949  P*  WS ALA-1     -
 3       3                   Viking-1          09.02.1950  P*  WS ALA-1     -
 4       4                   Viking-1          11.05.1950   *  NS           -
 5       5                   Viking-1          21.11.1950   *  WS ALA-1     -
 6       6                   Viking-1          11.12.1950  F*  WS ALA-1     -
 7       7                   Viking-1          07.08.1951   *  WS ALA-1     -
 8       1                   Viking-2          06.06.1952  F*  WS NLA       -
 9       2                   Viking-2          15.12.1952   *  WS NLA       -
10       3                   Viking-2          07.05.1954   *  WS NLA       -
11       4                   Viking-2          24.05.1954   *  WS NLA       -
12       5                   Viking-2          04.02.1955   *  WS NLA       -
13       1    TV-0           Vanguard-TV0      08.12.1956   *  CC LC-18A    -
14       1    TV-1           Vanguard-TV1      01.05.1957   *  CC LC-18A    -
15       1    TV-2           Vanguard (1 st)   23.10.1957   *  CC LC-18A    (R&D)
16       1    TV-3           Vanguard          06.12.1957  F   CC LC-18A    Vanguard (6.5in Sat #1)
17       2    TV-3BU         Vanguard          05.02.1958  F   CC LC-18A    Vanguard (6.5in Sat #2)
18       3    TV-4           Vanguard          17.03.1958      CC LC-18A    Vanguard 1 (6.5in Sat #3)
19       4    TV-5           Vanguard          29.04.1958  F   CC LC-18A    Vanguard (20in X-ray #1)
20       5    SLV-1          Vanguard          28.05.1958  F   CC LC-18A    Vanguard (20in Lyman-Alpha #1)
21       6    SLV-2          Vanguard          26.06.1958  F   CC LC-18A    Vanguard (20in Lyman-Alpha #2)
22       7    SLV-3          Vanguard          26.09.1958  F   CC LC-18A    Vanguard (20in Cloud cover #1)
23       8    SLV-4          Vanguard          17.02.1959      CC LC-18A    Vanguard 2 (20in Cloud cover #2)
24       9    SLV-5          Vanguard          14.04.1959  F   CC LC-18A    Vanguard (13in Magnetometer #1) / Vanguard Balloon
25      10    SLV-6          Vanguard          22.06.1959  F   CC LC-18A    Vanguard (20in Radiation balance #1)
26       1    SLV-7 (TV-4BU) Vanguard (mod)    18.09.1959  P   CC LC-18A    Vanguard 3 (20in Magnetometer, X-Ray, Env. #1)


Launch sites:

CC  = Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
NS = USS Norton Sound
WI  = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA