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Hitch Hiker 3



Hitch Hiker 3 was an US Air Force radar monitoring satellite launched along with KH-4 9062 from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 00719
  • HitchHiker3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1963-12-21
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 60 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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