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KH-4A 1033

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1966-042A

Description

This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. It was a KH-4A (Key Hole-4A) type spacecraft. The stellar camera shutter of bucket "2" remained opened for approximately 200 frames.

Alternate Names

  • 02181

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1966-05-24
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1500.0 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Space Physics

Additional Information

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

 
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