United States Air Force // March 19, 1969

KH-4A 50

Launch Overview

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March 19, 1969 - 21:38:00 (+00:00)


Space Launch Complex 3W

Vandenberg SFB

Mission Details

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

What Is Thorad SLV-2G Agena D?

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.


Castor-1 (M33-20-4) (stage 1)

MB-3-III (stage 1)

Bell 8096 (stage 2)

Rocket Overview


Thorad SLV-2G Agena D

Space Launch Complex 3W

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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