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Titan 3B Failures in Early 1972
« on: 04/01/2009 02:16 AM »
Jonathan's space log lists two Titan LV failures in early 1972: a 33B on 16 February and a 24B on 20 May.

Would anyone have any details as to the nature of these failures?

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Re: Titan 3B Failures in Early 1972
« Reply #1 on: 04/01/2009 01:09 PM »
Jonathan's space log lists two Titan LV failures in early 1972: a 33B on 16 February and a 24B on 20 May.

Would anyone have any details as to the nature of these failures?
Both were blamed on the Agena upper stage, but I don't have any details.

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Re: Titan 3B Failures in Early 1972
« Reply #2 on: 04/02/2009 12:39 AM »
Thanks, gwiz.  Could I ask what the source is?

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Re: Titan 3B Failures in Early 1972
« Reply #3 on: 04/02/2009 09:20 AM »
Could I ask what the source is?

Manufacturer's list of Titan launches, circa 1989.

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Re: Titan 3B Failures in Early 1972
« Reply #4 on: 04/10/2009 02:16 AM »
Could I ask what the source is?

Manufacturer's list of Titan launches, circa 1989.

That's all I have too... Titan recorded as successful, but no orbit, so problem is with the Agena.

It would be really great to find out a bit more, e.g. how many seconds into
flight the failure occurred. Anyone got any ideas on tracking this down - what should we FOIA?

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