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FW4S - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 1583
COSPAR ID 1965-072-D
Name in Spacetrack catalog THOR ALTAIR R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 591 x 813 km, 98.5°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 7.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.4 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 10 September 1965 04:41
Launch siteVandenberg Space Force Base,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Burner 1
View from orbit pole
 

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