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Canyon 3



Canyon 3 was part of the first US signals intelligence satellite series. It was launched by the US Air Force from Cape Canaveral aboard an Atlas Agena-D rocket.

Alternate Names

  • 04510
  • Canyon3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1970-09-01
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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