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Discoverer 17

Thor DM-21 Agena-B

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Discoverer 17

Type: Government/Top Secret

Discoverer 17 was an American optical reconnaissance satellite. The mission was classed as a failure. Orbit was entered successfully however the film was separated before any camera operation leaving only 0.5m of film in the capsule.

Location

Space Launch Complex 1E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

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

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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