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Discoverer 27

NSSDCA ID: DISC27
COSPAR ID: 

Description

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

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    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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