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1962 Phi 1



1962 Phi 1 was a second generation, high resolution photo surveillance spacecraft launched by the US Air Force. It film capsule was recovered 3.1 days after launch.

Alternate Names

  • 00302

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-05-30
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)


  • Astronomy
  • Earth Science
  • Space Physics

Additional Information

Questions or comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Dr. Dieter K. Bilitza.

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