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Discoverer 5

Thor Agena A

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Discoverer 5

Type: Government/Top Secret

Discoverer 5 was the fifth in a series of reconnaissance satellites, however, it failed to return its capsule when it was accidentally sent into a higher orbit.

Location

Space Launch Complex 1W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

698 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 1W, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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