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KH-4 9033



This US Air Force surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. It deployed an ELINT subsatellite and was considered to be the best mission to date in the Argon program.

Alternate Names

  • 00637
  • KH-49033

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-08-29
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
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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