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USA 181



USA 181 is an American military satellite that was launched by an Atlas 3B/Centaur rocket at 07:41 UT from Vandenberg AFB on 3 February 2005. It is reported to be an NRO satellite intended for ocean surveillance.

Alternate Names

  • 28537
  • USA181

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2005-02-03
Launch Vehicle: Altas 3B-Centaur
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, 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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