Star-Rad - Space launch mission detailed information
26 OCT 1962
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 2W
Star-Rad (Starfish Radiation) was a military scientific payload to study the artificial radiation belts created by the Starfish-Prime nuclear test.
Thor Agena D
Thor-Agena was a series of orbital launch vehicles. The rockets used Thor first stages and Agena second stages. They are thus cousins of the more-famous Thor-Deltas, which founded the Delta rocket family.