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Transit 4A - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 116
COSPAR ID 1961-015-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog TRANSIT 4A

Satellite Details

Orbit 870 x 975 km, 66.8°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 8.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)7.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 29 June 1961 04:23
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Ablestar
View from orbit pole
 

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