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Midas 09

Also called OPS 0856


Designation 02403 / 66077A
Launch date 19 Aug 1966
Country of origin United States
Mission Military: early warning
Perigee/Apogee 3658/3708 km
Inclination 89.7°
Period 167.4 min
Launch vehicle Atlas Agena D
Launch site Vandenberg

Technical data


Prime contractor  
Mass at launch 600 kg
Mass in orbit  
Dimension 1.5 m diameter x 8 m length
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime  

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