This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Launch of a Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite, Vandenberg Air Force Base, 1980. Possibly Mission DMSP 5D-1/F5, launched July 14, 1980 on a Thor missile. The satellite failed to reach orbit.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Space flight
- Meteorological satellites