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The DoD-1 spacecraft is a classified Department of Defense satellite and represents the last major military payload currenly planned for the shuttle fleet. Due to national security concerns, no public discussion of the identification and purpose of DoD-1 will take place.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 1992-12-02
    Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
    Mass: 10552 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Department of Defense (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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