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Spy Satellite Telemetry Tape

PRODUCT TYPE: Historic Artifacts

The section of magnetic tape was used by the CIA to track a Cold War spy satellite.

Corona Telemetry Data Tape length: 3.5"

Frame dimensions: 5" x 5" x 0.75"

$35.00

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Flight Details
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Flight Details

CORONA 9050

AKA: 1962 Beta Phi 1, KH-4 9050, 1962-69A, 00505
Satellite: Keyhole 4 (KH-4)
 

Launch

Rocket: Thor Augmented Delta-Agena D
Date: December 14, 1962
Location: Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, USA
Mass: 1500 kg
 

Orbit

Info from the declassified reports rather than public pages

Period: 90.49 minutes
Inclination: 70.95° North
Eccentricity: 0.0148
Perigee: 108 NM
Apogee: 215 NM
Perigee Lat.: 17.3° N
Recovery Orbit: 65
Recovery Date: Dec. 18, 1962

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Spy Satellite Telemetry Tape

Spy Satellite Telemetry Tape

$35.00