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Ferret 11

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1968-004A

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

  • 03097
  • Ferret11

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1968-01-17
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1500 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense (United States)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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