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KH-4B 1101



This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. It was a KH-4B (Key Hole-4B) type spacecraft. This was the first mission of the KH-4B series. It produced the best film to date.

Alternate Names

  • 02946
  • KH-4B1101

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-09-15
Launch Vehicle: Long Tank Thrust Augmented Thor-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 2000 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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