Surveyor 2 - Space launch mission detailed information
Surveyor 2 2
20 SEP 1966
United States Air Force
Launch Complex 36A
Lunar probe lost due to the failure of a vernier engine during a midcourse correction maneuver which sent the spacecraft in an unrecoverable tumble.
Atlas LV-3C Centaur D
The Atlas-Centaur was a US expendable launch vehicle derived from the SM-65 Atlas D missile. Launches were conducted from Launch Complex 36 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.