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KH-4 9061



This US Air Force surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. The mission failed. The return capsule separated from the satellite but remained in orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 00695
  • KH-49061

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-11-27
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Launch Site: Point Arguello, United States
Mass: 1150 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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