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1962 Rho 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1962-017A

Description

1962 Rho 1 was a classified US Air Force photo surveillance spacecraft. The mission failed when the parachute ejector squibs holding the parachute container cover failed to fire.

Alternate Names

  • 00290

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-04-28
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1150.0 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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