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KH-4B 1117



This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. It was a KH-4B (Key Hole-4B) type spacecraft. It was a very successful mission and image quality was good. Final CORONA mission.

Alternate Names

  • 06037
  • SESP 71-5
  • KH-4B1117

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1972-05-25
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 2000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (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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