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GGSE 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1964-001B

Description

The Gravity Gradient Stabilization Experiment (GGSE-1) was a technology satellite launched by the US military from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor rocket. This was the first in the series that developed designs and deployment techniques later applied to the NOSS/Whitecloud reconnaisance satellites.

Alternate Names

  • 00728
  • GGSE1
  • Gravity Gradient Stabilization Exp

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1964-01-11
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 39 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

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

 
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