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Poppy 4A & 4B

Thor Agena D

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

Poppy 4A & 4B

Type: Government/Top Secret

Poppy was the follow-on ELINT system, which succeeded the Grab ELINT satellite system.

Location

Space Launch Complex 2E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 2E, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Thor Agena D – McDonnell Douglas

  • Family: Thor
  • Length: 31 m
  • Diameter: 2.44 m
  • Launch Mass: 56 T

The Thor Agena D was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1962-06-28. Thor Agena D has 11 successful launches and 2 failed launches with a total of 13 launches. 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.

Agency

United States Air Force – USAF

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: USAF
  • Country: USA
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