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Scout-F1 (Explorer 53)

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Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Scout-F1 Algol-3A Castor-2A Antares-2B Altair-3A (Star-20)
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Scout-F1 203 156 - - - -
No. Sc.No      Serial Type              LS            Date        Payload

 98   91    1  194C   Scout-F1          SM            07.05.1975  Explorer 53 (SAS C)
100   93    2  196C   Scout-F1          Va SLC-5    F 06.12.1975  Explorer (56) (DAD A) / Explorer (57) (DAD B)

Launch sites:

SM  = San Marco Launch Complex, Formosa Bay, Kenya Kenya
Va  = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
WI  = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA

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