Samos 1 - Space launch mission detailed information
Samos 1 1
11 OCT 1960
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 3W
A Satellite and Missile Observation satallite which failed to enter orbit due to a failure in the launch vehicle guidance system
Atlas LV-3 Agena A
The Atlas-Agena was an American expendable launch system derived from the SM-65 Atlas missile. It was a member of the Atlas family of rockets, and was launched 109 times between 1960 and 1978.