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Canyon 1



Canyon 1 was the first in a series of US signals intelligence satellites launched by the US Air Force from Cape Canaveral aboard an Atlas Agena-D rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 03334
  • Canyon1
  • 1968-063A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1968-08-06
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Agena D
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 700 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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