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MIDAS 7/ERS 10

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1963-030A

Description

MIDAS 7 (MIssile Defense Alarm System 7) was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard an Atlas Agena D rocket. This US Air Force early warning spacecraft was launched along with TRS 4 and Dash 2. The rocket did not eject the ERS 10 subsatellite.

Alternate Names

  • Missile Defense Alarm System 7
  • 00622
  • MIDAS7/ERS10

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-07-18
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Agena B
Launch Site: Point Arguello, United States
Mass: 2000 kg

Funding Agency

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

Disciplines

  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Engineering

Additional Information

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