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Snapshot

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1965-027A

Description

Snapshot was a military satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard an Atlas Agena D rocket. It carried a SNAP-9A nuclear power source. The onboard reactor provided electrical power for a 2.2-lb ion engine.

Alternate Names

  • 01314

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1965-04-03
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 440.0 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

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