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Discoverer 37



Discoverer 37 was a first generation, low resolution photo surveillance satellite launched by the US Air Force from Vandenberg AFB aboard a Thor Agena-B rocket. The mission was a failure. It was also the last attempted flight of the KH-3 (KeyHole-3) series.

Alternate Names

  • KH-3 9030

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1962-01-13
Launch Vehicle: Thor-Agena
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agency

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


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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