KH-9 12

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 4E Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Large reconnaissance satellite equipped with four return capsules.

Titan IIID

Family: Titan
Configuration: IIID

The Titan IIID or Titan 3D was an American expendable launch system, part of the Titan rocket family. Titan IIID was flown 22 times with KH-9 and KH-11 satellites between 1971 and 1982, all successful launches.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    36.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Launch Mass
    612 T
  • Thrust
    10586 kN
Family
  • Name
    Titan IIID
  • Family
    Titan
  • Variant
    IIID
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Titan IIID
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    12300 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

(LMT)

Founded: 1953 Successes: 77 Failures: 3 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Lockheed Martin's Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM's in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA's return to the moon in 2024.

INFO WIKI

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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