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Vela 2A & 2B - Space launch mission detailed information

MISSION NAME

Vela 2A & 2B

Status

Success

DATE

17 JUL 1964

LAUNCH PROVIDER

United States Air Force + -img

United States Air Force

Launch Pad

Launch Complex 13

USA

Description

The Vela (meaning "watchman" in Spanish) series of spacecraft were designed to monitor worldwide compliance with the 1963 nuclear test ban treaty.

Atlas LV-3 Agena D

Atlas LV-3 Agena D

USA

Rocket Description

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.

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