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Quasar 11

Titan 405A

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Quasar 11

Type: Communications

Satellite Data System (SDS) spacecraft are communication relay satellites for transmiting real-time data from US reconnaissance satellites (e.g. KH-11) in polar areas. They are also used for communications to USAF air craft on polar routes and connect the various ground stations of the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN). The spacecraft relay the downlinked KH-11 data to a ground station at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Location

Space Launch Complex 40

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

848 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Agency

United States Air Force

Type: Government
Abbreviation: USAF

Country: USA

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