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KH-4A 52

Thorad SLV-2G Agena D

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

KH-4A 52

Type: Government/Top Secret

The KH-4A (Keyhole-4A) was the fifth optical reconnaissance satellite version in the Corona-program.

Location

Space Launch Complex 3W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 3W, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Thorad SLV-2G Agena D – McDonnell Douglas

Family: Thor
Length: 32.9 m
Diameter: 2.44 m
Launch Mass: 91 T

The Thorad SLV-2G Agena D was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas with the first launch on 1966-08-09. Thorad SLV-2G Agena D has 29 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 30 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

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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