ESRO 2A - Space launch mission detailed information
30 MAY 1967
European Space Research Organisation
Space Launch Complex 5
ESRO 2 (European Space Research Organisation), Iris (International Radiation Investigation Satellite) was a 75 kg spin-stabilized spacecraft. On the launch of ESRO 2A, the third stage vehicle failed and the spacecraft did not achieve orbit.
The Scout family of rockets were were American launch vehicles designed to place small satellites into orbit around the Earth. The Scout multistage rocket was the first orbital launch vehicle to be entirely composed of solid fuel stages.