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KH-4A 1041 Subsatellite

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1967-043B

Description

This US Air Force electronics intelligence satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. Due to the failure of the booster cut-off switch, the satellite went into a highly eccentric orbit. There was significant image degradation.

Alternate Names

  • 02780

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1967-05-09
Launch Vehicle: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 60.0 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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