INTELSAT III F-1 - Space launch mission detailed information
INTELSAT III F-1 1
19 SEP 1968
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 17A
The Intelsat 3 spacecraft were used to relay commercial global telecommunications including live TV. Three of the 8 satellites in the series (F1, F5, F8) were unusable due to launch vehicle failures, and most of the remainder did not achieve their desired lifetimes.
Thor Delta M
American orbital launch vehicle family with Thor first stage and a delta second stage.