KH-4A 48

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

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

The KH-4A (Keyhole-4A) was the fifth optical reconnaissance satellite version in the Corona-program.

Thorad SLV-2G Agena D

Family: Thor
Configuration: SLV-2G 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
    32.9 m
  • Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.44 m
  • Launch Mass
    91 T
  • Thrust
    1444 kN
Family
  • Name
    Thorad SLV-2G Agena D
  • Family
    Thor
  • Variant
    SLV-2G Agena D
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Thorad SLV-2G Agena D
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$19.56
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas

(MDC)

Successes: 369 Failures: 37 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

WIKI

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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