KH-6 1

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 1W Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

KH-6 (Keyhole 6, codenamed Lanyard) was an early attempt to gain higher resolution imagery, which flew only one successful mission in 1963. It was part of the Corona program.

Thor SLV-2A Agena D

Family: Thor
Configuration: SLV-2A Agena D

Thor-Agena was a series of orbital launch vehicles. The rockets used Thor first stages and Agena second stages. They are thus cousins of the more-famous Thor-Deltas, which founded the Delta rocket family.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    31.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Launch Mass
    67 T
  • Thrust
    1571 kN
Family
  • Name
    Thor SLV-2A Agena D
  • Family
    Thor
  • Variant
    SLV-2A Agena D
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Thor SLV-2A Agena D
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

(MDC)

Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

WIKI

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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