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KH 12-4



KH 12-4 was a classified US Air Force and National Reconnaissance Office payload launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Titan 4B rocket. The NRO is the US government agency responsible for reconnaissance satellites.

Alternate Names

  • USA 144
  • KH12-4
  • 25744

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-05-22
Launch Vehicle: Titan 4B
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agencies

  • National Reconnaissance Office (United States)
  • 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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