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STP S81-1



This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Titan 3D rocket. It was a KH-9 (Key Hole-9) type spacecraft. Spacecraft engaged in practical applications and uses of space technology such as weather or communication.

Alternate Names

  • KH 9-17
  • S81-1
  • 13170
  • STPS81-1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1982-05-11
Launch Vehicle: Titan III-D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agencies

  • NASA-Office of Space Science Applications (United States)
  • Department of Defense-Department of the Navy (United States)


  • Planetary Science
  • Space Physics

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Dr. H. Kent Hills



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. Marius B. WeinrebProgram ManagerNASA Headquarters
Mr. Martin A. DavisProject ManagerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Dr. Albert G. OppProgram ScientistNASA Headquarters
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