- Pad LC-19 ()
- Titan-II (1)
- Demonstrate GLV performance; flight qualify subsystems, Determine exit
heating of GLV and spacecraft. Demonstrate structural integrity of GLV
and spacecraft; Demonstrate GLV and ground guidance systems performance
in achieving proper orbital insertion; Monitor, evaluate GLV switchover
- Secondary Objectives included: Evaluate operational procedures for
GLV trajectory and cutoff conditions; Verify orbital insertion by
tracking C-band transponder in spacecraft; Demonstrate performance of
launch and tracking networks; Provide training for flight controllers
and prelaunch and launch crews and facilities.
- April 8, 1964 11:00:01.69 am EST.
- Altitude: 320km x 160.3km
- Inclination: xxx degrees
- Orbits: 64
- Duration: 4 Days, hours, min, seconds
- Distance: km
- April 12, 1964
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- Successful orbital test of the Titan-II launch vehicle, spacecraft
structural integrity and launch vehicle spacecraft compatibility.
Unmanned, no plan to recover. Mission terminated after 3 orbits and
spacecraft disintegrated 3.5 days after launch). All primary and
secondary objectives achieved.
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