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SAMOS 4

NSSDCA ID: NNN6101

Description

SAMOS 4 was a US Air Force first generation photo surveillance satellite launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base aboard an Atlas Agena-B rocket. It was the 4th in the series of Satellite and Missile Observation Satellites and failed to reach orbit.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1961-11-22
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Agena
Launch Site: Point Arguello, United States

Funding Agency

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

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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