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KH-5 9034A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1962-018A

Description

1962 Sigma 1 was a second generation, high resolution photo surveillance spacecraft launched by the US Air Force. Its film capsule was recovered 4.1 days after launch.

Alternate Names

  • 1962 Sigma 1
  • 00292

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-05-15
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 160.0 kg

Funding Agency

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

Disciplines

  • Surveillance and Other Military
  • Solar Physics

Additional Information

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

 
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