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Hitch Hiker 1



Hitch Hiker was a US Air Force research satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket along with KH-4 9056. Its mission was to collect radiation data

Alternate Names

  • 00614
  • HitchHiker1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-06-27
Launch Vehicle: Thor-Agena
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 79.8 kg

Funding Agency

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


  • Space Physics

Additional Information

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

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