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Ferret 10

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1967-071A

Description

This US Air Force electronics intelligence satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor agena D rocket. The Ferrets catalogued Soviet air defence radars, eavesdropped on voice communications, and taped missile and satellite telemetry.

Alternate Names

  • 02890
  • Ferret10

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-07-25
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1500 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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