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Chalet 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1978-058A

Description

Chalet 1 was the first launch of a heavier, more advanced electronic intelligence satellite launched from Cape Canaveral aboard a Titan 3C rocket for the US Air Force. The project was renamed Vortex when the code name Chalet appeared in the New York Times.

Alternate Names

  • Vortex 1
  • 10941

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1978-06-10
Launch Vehicle: Titan III-C
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 820.0 kg

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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