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KH 1-2

Also called Samos 2


Designation 00070 / 61001A
Launch date 31 Jan 1961
Country of origin United States
Mission Military: reconnaissance
Perigee/Apogee 474/557 km
Inclination 97.4°
Period 95 min
Launch vehicle Atlas Agena B
Launch site Vandenberg

First american spy satellite transmitting images by radio

End of life

Decay 21 Oct 1973

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