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KH-4 9036



KH-4 9036 was a US Air Force surveillance spacecraft launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base. The mission failed. During air catch, the chute tore loose and the capsule sank.

Alternate Names

  • 00304
  • 1962 Chi 1
  • KH-49036

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-06-02
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1150 kg

Funding Agency

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


  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Astronomy

Additional Information

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