Discoverer 17 - Space launch mission detailed information
Discoverer 17 17
12 NOV 1960
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 1E
Discoverer 17 was an American optical reconnaissance satellite. The mission was classed as a failure. Orbit was entered successfully however the film was separated before any camera operation leaving only 0.5m of film in the capsule.
Thor DM-21 Agena-B
Thor-Agena was a series of orbital launch vehicles.