LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Feb 09 1983
United States Air Force

Parcae 5A,B,C & MSD 5

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

February 9, 1983 at 8:47 AM EST

(February 9, 1983 at 1:47 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

February 9, 1983 at 8:47 AM EST

(February 9, 1983 at 1:47 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

February 9, 1983 at 8:47 AM EST

(February 9, 1983 at 1:47 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Government/Top Secret
    • The Parcae satellites were passive ELINT satellites. MSD satellites were dispensers of triplets of ocean surveillance satellites.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 3E