KH-6 2 - Space launch mission detailed information
KH-6 2 2
18 MAY 1963
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 1E
KH-6 (Keyhole 6, codenamed Lanyard) was an early attempt to gain higher resolution imagery, which flew only one successful mission in 1963. It was part of the Corona program.
Thor SLV-2A 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.