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Rhyolite 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1973-013A

Description

Rhyolite 2 was a US Air Force electronic intelligence satellite launched from Cape Canaveral aboard an Atlas Agena-D rocket. It was placed in a geosynchronous orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 06380
  • Rhyolite2
  • 1973-013A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1973-03-06
Launch Vehicle: Atlas
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 700 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force United States

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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Personnel

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