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Delta L

 

 

DELTA L FACT SHEET

 

Written and Edited by Cliff Lethbridge

 

DELTA L

 

Classification: Space Launch Vehicle

 

Length: 106 feet, 4 inches

 

Diameter: 8 feet

 

Date of First Cape Canaveral Launch: August 27, 1969

 

Date of Final Cape Canaveral Launch: August 27, 1969

 

Number Launched from Cape Canaveral: 1

 

Alternately referred to as a Long Tank Delta (LTD) or Long Tank Thrust Augmented Delta (LTTAD), The Delta L was essentially a Delta E with an elongated first stage fuel tank and improved Castor solid rocket boosters.

 


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