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USAF SAMSO


American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Space and Missile Systems Organization, USA.

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Associated Countries
Associated Spacecraft
  • TACSAT American communications technology satellite. First launch 1969.02.09. TACSAT was designed to experimentally test and develop tactical communications concepts for all US military services. More...

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  • Agency Agencies or institutions overseeing design, development, construction, or operation of space-related systems. More...

USAF SAMSO Chronology


1974 July 19 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Nike. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hydac.
  • Low Light TV Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1975 January 8 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Vehicle: Tater.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi).

1975 January 8 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Vehicle: Tater.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi).

1975 March 7 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Vehicle: Tater.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi).

1975 April 15 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Vehicle: Tater.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi).

1975 June 3 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Vehicle: Tater.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).

1975 December 3 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Vehicle: Tater.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).

1977 July 29 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Honest John. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Hydac. LV Configuration: HJ Nike Hydac SRK-11.
  • HAVE JEEP IV Reentry test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

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