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KH-4 9056



This US Air Force surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. This payload consisted of an experimental camera. Film was affected by light leaks.

Alternate Names

  • 00609
  • KH-49056

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-06-27
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1000 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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