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Here are details about a : Space commemorative cover or Space Cover.
Cosmodrom : USA
Date of Cancellation: Dec. 20, 1960 Kind of Event : Launch Launch pad : USA Vandenberg (CA)
habité?/manned?: robot Mission type : Military
ou?/where?: au sol - ground
autographe?: non - none
Description : Discoverer 19 was a USAF photographic surveillance satellite designed to assess how rapidly the Soviet Union was producing long-range bombers and ballistic missiles, and where they were being deployed. It was part of the Corona program which was also used to produce maps and charts for the Department of Defense and other US government mapping programs.
Discoverer 19 did not carry a film capsule. It was orbited as a test for the Midas missile-detection system.