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KH-5 9034A



1962 Sigma 1 was a second generation, high resolution photo surveillance spacecraft launched by the US Air Force. Its film capsule was recovered 4.1 days after launch.

Alternate Names

  • 00292
  • 1962 Sigma 1
  • KH-59034A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-05-15
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 160 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force (United States)


  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Solar Physics

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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