Discoverer 14 - Space launch mission detailed information
Discoverer 14 14
18 AUG 1960
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 1W
Discoverer 14 was an American optical reconnaissance satellite. It was the first fully successful flight of the Discoverer series which returned film. The capsule was recovered mid air by an aircraft
Thor Agena A
Thor-Agena was a series of orbital launch vehicles. The rockets used Thor first stages and Agena second stages. They are thus cousins of the more-famous Thor-Deltas, which founded the Delta rocket family.