Poppy 3A & 3B - Space launch mission detailed information
Poppy 3A & 3B
13 DEC 1962
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 2E
Poppy was the follow-on ELINT system, which succeeded the Grab ELINT satellite system.
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.