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USA 60



USA-60 was launched by the US Department of Defense from Cape Canaveral. This Naval reconnaisance NOSS subsatellite detected the location of naval vessels using radio inferometry, and consisted of a main spacecraft and several subsatellites, linked by fine wires, several 100's of meters apart.

Alternate Names

  • 20682
  • USA60

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1990-06-08
Launch Vehicle: Titan IV
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

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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