|Mission duration||Launch failure|
|Launch mass||747 kilograms (1,647 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||July 16, 1973, 00:00UTC|
|Launch site||Vandenberg SLC-2W|
ITOS-E was a weather satellite operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). It was part of a series of satellites called ITOS, or improved TIROS. ITOS-E was released on July 16, 1973 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, with a Delta rocket, but failed to achieve orbit.