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KH-4A 1015



This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. Discrepancies in the planned and actual coverage due to telemetry problems during the first 6 revolutions. There were small out-of-focus areas on the film from the aft camera.

Alternate Names

  • 00961
  • KH-4A1015

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1964-12-19
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1500 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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