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KH-4A 1023



This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. A program anomaly caused the fore camera to cease operation during revolutions 103-132 of this KH-4A (Key Hole-4A) type spacecraft.

Alternate Names

  • 01513
  • KH-4A1023

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-08-17
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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