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KH-4B 1109

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1970-016A

Description

This US Air Force photo surveillance satellite was launched from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena D rocket. It was a KH-4B (Key Hole-4B) type spacecraft. The cameras operated satisfactorily but the overall image quality of both the forward and aft records is variable.

Alternate Names

  • 04342

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1970-03-04
Launch Vehicle: Thor
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 2000.0 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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