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Calsphere 1A



1962 Beta Tau 5 was a joint US Air Force, US Navy military surveillance satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB along with Injun 3.

Alternate Names

  • 1962 Beta Tau 5
  • Calsphere1A
  • 513

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-12-13
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 23 kg

Funding Agency

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


  • 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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