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1962 Omega 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1962-024A

Description

This US Air Force ELINT spacecraft was launched from Vandenberg AFB on a Thor Agena B rocket. It catalogued Soviet air defence radars, eavesdropped on voice communications, and taped missile and satellite telemetry.

Alternate Names

  • 00308
  • 1962Omega1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-06-18
Launch Vehicle: Thor-Agena
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1500 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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