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KH 8-53



This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Titan rocket. It was a KH-8 (KeyHole-8) type spacecraft.

Alternate Names

  • 14001
  • KH8-53

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1983-04-15
Launch Vehicle: Titan III-B
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 3000 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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