Quill 1 - Space launch mission detailed information
Quill 1 1
21 DEC 1964
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 2E
This Quill mission was the first radar reconnaissance sat developed by the NRO in the P-40 synthetic aperture radar (SAR) proof-of-concept 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.