DMSP (Defense Meteorological Satellite Program); Thor Missile, General. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Launch of a Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite, Vandenberg Air Force Base, 1980. Possibly Mission DMSP 5D-1/F5, launched July 14, 1980 on a Thor missile. The satellite failed to reach orbit.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Astronautics
  • Space flight
  • Meteorological satellites
  • Rocketry

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

1980

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-NASM-9A11844

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