Discoverer 7 (KH-1 4)

USA


Spacecraft n: 53

USA satellite n: 42

Orig.PL Name: CORONA 9004

Launch data:

Designation00024 / 1959 Kappa 1 / 59013A
Launch date07 Nov 1959 - 20:28:41 UT
Launch siteV, LC75-3 pad 4
Launch vehicle Thor-DM18 Agena-A (#206)
Mission 
Earth orbit on 7 Nov 1959:
Perigee / Apogee 159 / 847 km
Inclination 81,64°
Period 94,70 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  
Customer  
Platform  
Mass at launch  1st day 794 kg
then 660 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Cone-cylinder
Dimension  6 long 1,5 dia

Decay:

Descent date: 26 Nov 1959
Lifetime: 19,0 days

Capsule SRV 109 (#A00021)

Ref.:#1, #2, #7, #120 - update: 14.03.04