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USA 61

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1990-050C

Description

USA-61 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

  • 20691
  • USA61

Facts in Brief

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

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Discipline

  • 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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