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KH-4 9037



This US Air Force surveillance spacecraft was launched from Vandenberg AFB on a Thor Agena B rocket. Corona static occurred on some film.

Alternate Names

  • 1962 Alpha Beta 1
  • 00315

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-06-23
Launch Vehicle: Thor-Agena
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1150.0 kg

Funding Agency

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


  • Engineering
  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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