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SOICAL (Cylinder)



SOICAL was an Air Force surveillance calibration spacecraft launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena-D rocket.

Alternate Names

  • Calibration Cylinder
  • 04166
  • SOICAL-Cylinder

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1969-09-30
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

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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