LES 1 - Space launch mission detailed information
LES 1 1
11 FEB 1965
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 20
Experimental communications satellite featuring a single X-band transponder and an 8-horn electronically switched antenna.
The Titan IIIA or Titan 3A was an American expendable launch system, launched four times in 1964 and 1965, to test the Transtage upper stage which was intended for use on the larger Titan IIIC. The Transtage was mounted atop two core stages derived from the Titan II. The Titan IIIA was also used as the core of the Titan IIIC.