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Space commemorative cover
or Space Cover.

the flag of USA
Cosmodrom : USA

Date of Cancellation: Jun 12, 1978
Kind of Event : Launch
Launch pad : USA Edwards
habité?/manned?: robot
Mission type : Military

ou?/where?: au sol - ground
autographe?: non - none

Description : Chalet 1 was the first launch of a heavier, more advanced electronic intelligence satellite launched from Cape Canaveral aboard a Titan 3C rocket for the US Air Force. The project was renamed Vortex when the code name Chalet appeared in the New York Times.
The Chalet / Vortex ELINT satellites were the successors to the Canyon series of near GEO ELINT/SIGINT satellites. They were focussed on communications intelligence (COMINT), but had the capability added to intercept also missile telemetry.

Kennedy Space Center post stamp and Usaf Early warn.

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Last modified: 05/07/2015 @ 19h04

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