KH-4 11 & RM 3 - Space launch mission detailed information
KH-4 11 & RM 3 3
29 AUG 1962
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 2W
The KH-4 (Keyhole-4) was fourth version in the Corona-program to build an optical reconnaissance satellite. KH-4 11 also carried the RM 3 radiometer payload for background measurements for the MIDAS program.
Thor Agena D
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.