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KH-4A 1031



This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. It was a KH-4A (Key Hole-4A) type spacecraft. The aft-looking camera malfunctioned after the recovery of bucket "1". No material was received in bucket "2" (1031-2).

Alternate Names

  • 02136
  • KH-4A1031

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1966-04-07
Launch Vehicle: Thor
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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