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GGSE 4

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1967-053C

Description

This Gravity Gradient Stabilization Experiment (GGSE) test satellite was launched by the US Air Force from the Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena-D rocket. This series developed designs and deployment techniques later applied to the NOSS/Whitecloud reconnaisance satellites.

Alternate Names

  • Gravity Gradient Stabilization Exp 4
  • 02828
  • GGSE4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-05-31
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

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

 
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