Nimbus 1 - Space launch mission detailed information
Nimbus 1 1
28 AUG 1964
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 2E
Nimbus 1, the first in a series of second-generation meteorological research-and-development satellites, was designed to serve as a stabilized, earth-oriented platform for the testing of advanced meteorological sensor systems and for collecting meteorological data.
Thor SLV-2 Agena B
Thor-Agena was a series of orbital launch vehicles. The rockets used Thor first stages and Agena second stages. They are thus cousins of the more-famous Thor-Deltas, which founded the Delta rocket family.