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The DoD-1 spacecraft is a classified Department of Defense satellite and represents the last major military payload currenly planned for the shuttle fleet. Due to national security concerns, no public discussion of the identification and purpose of DoD-1 will take place.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1992-12-02
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 10552.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense (United States)


  • 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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