Transit 5BN-1 - Space launch mission detailed information
Transit 5BN-1 1
28 SEP 1963
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 2E
Transit navigation satellite equipped with nuclear power.
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.