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Also called OPS 3762, FTV 2355


Designation 00964 / 64087A
Launch date 21 Dec 1964
Country of origin United States
Mission Military: Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 260 km
Inclination 70°
Launch vehicle Thor Agena B #106

First SAR satellite

The 1477 kg satellite was based on a modified Corona satellite, with a 0.6 x 4.6 m X-band (9.6 GHz) radar antenna panel. The camera was replaced by a KP-II radar.

End of life

Out of service 23 Dec 1964: capsule ejection
26 Dec 1964: battery failure
Cause normal
Decay 11 Jan 1965

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