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Thor with solid-fuel upper stage

Thor-LV2D Burner-1 (1)

Thor-LV2D Burner-1 (2)

Thor-LV2F Burner-2 (SESP 1) [USAF]

Thor-LV2F Burner-2 Star-13A

 

Thor-LV2F Burner-2A

Thor-LV2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Thor-LV2D Burner-1 (1)
(Thor-LV2D MG-18)
DSV-2S / MB-3-I MG-18 -
Thor-LV2D Burner-1 (2)
(Thor-LV2D Altair-3)
DSV-2S / MB-3-I Altair-3 / FW-4S -
Thor-LV2F Burner-2 DSV-2U / MB-3-I Burner-2 / Star-37B -
Thor-LV2F Burner-2 Star-13A DSV-2U / MB-3-I Burner-2 / Star-37B Star-13A
Thor-LV2F Burner-2A DSV-2U / MB-3-I Burner-2A #1 / Star-37B Burner-2A #2 / Star-26B
Thor-LV2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS DSV-2U / MB-3-I Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS
No:TypeNo:Serial:  Type:                             Date:         LS:         Payload

 1    1   224     Thor-LV2D Burner-1(1)              19.01.1965 p  Va 4300-B6  DSAP-1 F10
 2    2   306     Thor-LV2D Burner-1(1)              18.03.1965    Va 4300-B6  DSAP-1 F11
 3    1   282     Thor-LV2D Burner-1(2)              20.05.1965    Va 4300-B6  DSAP-3 F1
 4    2   213     Thor-LV2D Burner-1(2)              10.09.1965    Va 4300-B6  DSAP-2 F1
 5    3   251     Thor-LV2D Burner-1(2)              06.01.1966 F  Va 4300-B6  DSAP-2 F2
 6    4   147     Thor-LV2D Burner-1(2)              31.03.1966    Va 4300-B6  DSAP-2 F3
 7    1   167     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 16.09.1966    Va 4300-B6  DSAP-4A F1
 8    2   169     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 08.02.1967    Va 4300-B6  DSAP-4A F2
 9    1   171     Thor-LV2F Burner-2 Star-13A        29.06.1967    Va LE-6     Aurora (P67-1) / SECOR 9 (EGRS 9)
10    3   266     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 23.08.1967    Va LE-6     DSAP-4A F3
11    4   268     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 11.10.1967    Va LE-6     DSAP-4A F4
12    5   277     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 23.05.1968    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-4B F1
13    6   173     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 23.10.1968    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-4B F2
14    7   279     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 23.07.1969    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-4B F3
15    8   287     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 11.02.1970    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-5A F1
16    9   288     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 03.09.1970    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-5A F2
17   10   249     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 17.02.1971    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-5A F3 / NRL-PL 170A / NRL-PL 170B / NRL-PL 170C (S70-4)
18   11   210     Thor-LV2F Burner-2                 08.06.1971    Va SLC-10W  SESP 1 (P70-1)
19    1   159     Thor-LV2F Burner-2A                14.10.1971    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-5B F1
20    2   153     Thor-LV2F Burner-2A                24.03.1972    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-5B F2
21    3   294     Thor-LV2F Burner-2A                09.11.1972    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-5B F3
22    4   291     Thor-LV2F Burner-2A                17.08.1973    Va SLC-10W  DSAP-5B F4
23    5   207     Thor-LV2F Burner-2A                16.03.1974    Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5B F5
24    6   275     Thor-LV2F Burner-2A                09.08.1974    Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5C F1
25    7   197     Thor-LV2F Burner-2A                24.05.1975    Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5C F2
26    8   182     Thor-LV2F Burner-2A                19.02.1976 P  Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5C F3
27    1   172     Thor-LV2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS   11.09.1976    Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5D1 F1
28    2   183     Thor-LV2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS   05.06.1977    Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5D1 F2
29    3   143     Thor-LV2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS   01.05.1978    Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5D1 F3
30    4   264     Thor-LV2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS   06.06.1979    Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5D1 F4
31    5   304     Thor-LV2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS   15.07.1980 F  Va SLC-10W  DMSP-5D1 F5


Failures:

Flight 1:   Stage 2 failed to separate from satellite
Flight 5:   Stage 2 failed
Flight 26:  Thor failed, wrong orbit attained
Flight 31:  Stage 2 exploded


Launch sites:

Va  = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA