Poppy 8A,B,C,D - Space launch mission detailed information
30 SEP 1969
United States Air Force
Space Launch Complex 1W
Poppy was the follow-on ELINT system, which succeeded the Grab ELINT satellite system.
Thorad SLV-2G 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.