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Transit 4A


Designation 00116 / 61015A
Launch date 29 Jun 1961
Country of origin United States
Mission Navigation
Perigee/Apogee 866/985 km
Inclination 66.8°
Period 103.5 min
Launch vehicle Thor Ablestar
Launch site Cape Canaveral
Mass at launch 79.1 kg

First satellite using a SNAP nuclear generator for power supply

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