Intelsat 603

Rocket launch

by USA

Launch time14 Mar 199011:52 UTC

partial failure

Orbit: LEO

Serial number: CT-2

Second stage failed to separate from kick motor, upper stage jettison successfully commanded to save payload.

Spacecraft later recovered and reboosted by Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-49.

Rocket TitanCommercial Titan III

launched from Cape Canaveral, LC-40USA


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