Early Bird - Space launch mission detailed information
6 APR 1965
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 17A
Early Bird, also known as Intelsat I, the world's first commercial communications satellite, was built for the Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT) by the Space and Communications Group of Hughes Aircraft Company, later Hughes Space and Communications Company.
Thor Delta D
American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.