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Doppler Beacon 2



This satellite was launched into a near-circular orbit and was used in the development of space flight techniques and technology.

Alternate Names

  • 04406
  • DopplerBeacon2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1970-05-20
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 60 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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