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KH-6 1

Thor SLV-2A Agena D

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

KH-6 1

Type: Government/Top Secret

KH-6 (Keyhole 6, codenamed Lanyard) was an early attempt to gain higher resolution imagery, which flew only one successful mission in 1963. It was part of the Corona program.

Trajectory

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Location

Space Launch Complex 1W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

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

Rocket

Thor SLV-2A Agena D – McDonnell Douglas

  • Family: Thor
  • Length: 31 m
  • Diameter: 2.44 m
  • Launch Mass: 67 T

The Thor SLV-2A Agena D was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1963-02-28. Thor SLV-2A Agena D has 57 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 61 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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