Pioneer 8 - Space launch mission detailed information
Pioneer 8 8
13 DEC 1967
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 17B
Pioneer A to E (Pioneer 6 to 9 after launch) were a series of five solar-orbiting, spin-stabilized, solar-cell and battery-powered satellites designed to obtain measurements of interplanetary phenomena from widely separated points in space on a continuing basis.
Thor Delta E1
American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.