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GGSE 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1965-016C

Description

GGSE 3 (Gravity Gradient Stabilization Experiment 3) was a military satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. It was the third in a series that developed designs and deployment techniques later applied to the NOSS/Whitecloud reconnaisance satellites.

Alternate Names

  • 01292
  • Gravity Gradient Stabilization Exp 3
  • GGSE3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-03-09
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 4 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

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