Solrad 8 - Space launch mission detailed information
Solrad 8 8
19 NOV 1965
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Launch Area 3A
The NRL Solrad 8 satellite was one of the Solrad series that began in 1960 to provide continuous coverage of solar radiation with a set of standard photometers.
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.