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Discoverer 27

NSSDCA ID: DISC27
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Description

Discoverer 27 was a US Air Force low resolution surveillance satellite. It was destroyed by Range Safety before achieving orbit.

Alternate Names

  • KH-5 9020A
  • Discoverer27

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1961-07-22
Launch Vehicle: Thor-Agena
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1150 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force (United States)

Disciplines

  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Astronomy

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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