5 Payloads Rideshare - Space launch mission detailed information
5 Payloads Rideshare
24 JAN 1962
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 17B
Rideshare launch carrying LOFTI 2, SECOR, Poppy 1, Injun 2 and Surcal 1.
Thor DM-21 Ablestar
The Thor-Ablestar, or Thor Able-Star, also known as Thor-Epsilon was an early American expendable launch system consisting of a PGM-17 Thor missile, with an Ablestar upper stage. It was a member of the Thor family of rockets, and was derived from the Thor-Able.