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USA 153



USA 153 is an American geosynchronous military communications spacecraft that was launched by an Atlas 2A rocket from Cape Canaveral. It is a member of the fleet of Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS). The communications will be in six channels covering the frequency band of 50-85 MHz.

Alternate Names

  • 26575
  • USA153

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-10-20
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2A
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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