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KH-4 2

Thor DM-21 Agena-B

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission


KH-4 2

  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

The KH-4 (Keyhole-4) was fourth version in the Corona-program to build an optical reconnaissance satellite.

Location


Space Launch Complex 1E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 1E has witnessed the launch of 45 rockets, including 45 orbital launch attempts, while Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA, has been the site for 746 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 1E

Rocket


United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B

Thor-Agena was a series of orbital launch vehicles.

Thor DM-21 Agena-B

Agency


United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the air service branch of the United States Armed Forces, and is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. Originally created on 1 August 1907, as a part of the United States Army Signal Corps, the USAF was established as a separate branch of the United States Armed Forces in 1947 with the enactment of the National Security Act of 1947.

United States Air Force
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