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September 29, 2004
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October 28, 1963
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Approved For Release 2004/ ? ?,; RDP63-00313A000500140095-8 Copy 28 October 11 ORANDUM FOR: Deputy Director (Science and Technology) SUBJECT Daily Activity Report - 28 October 1963 MISSION STATUS ;REALIST On 26 October 1963 the detachments D dwards Air Force Base California were on standby status. Mission number 3235 was flown by the IDEALIST detachment L-1 on 26 October over South Laos and North Vietna.', eatima e 60% target coverage. X1 On 27 and 28 October 1963 all detachments were on 25X1 tandby *taws. Edwards was deployed and weather was the 2 1 problem is b. BRASS KN)B - On 26 October no SAC U-2 missions over Cuba were scheduled. On 2? October one SAC U-2 mission was flown over Cuba. Mission #3760 was flown with an estimated 60% target coverage with no reaction. On 28 October one SAC U-2 mission was flown over Cuba. Mission #3761 was flown with an estimated 60% target coverage with no reaction. t. SATELLITES - Mission #4003 was launched on schedule; (25/1859:28Z). All in reported OK through Revolution #5. On 26 October it continued normal - _ _ O_`ob`r 1963 - succeasfut air snatch of the O 27 capsule .from Mission #4003 was made at 2?/2157Z. NRO review(s) completed. T Approved For Release 2004/12/15: CIA-F4 25X1 Approved For Release 2004/12/15 CIA-RDP?6'3-00313A000500140095-8 SEA I OXCART Flight Test Status, 25 October: a. Aircraft #126 made flight #29 for a duration of fifty-one minutes. M ximum speed was Mach 2.4 and altitude 70, 000 feet. Purpose of the flight: Perkin-Elmer Camera test and EMPSTER Trackage experimneent. b. Aircraft #127 made flight #9 for a duration of 1:04 hours. Maximum speed was 2.25 and altitude 65, 000 feet. Purpose: shakedown of aircraft in preparation for turn-over to operational control. c. Aircraft #129 made flight #3 for a duration of 1:21 hours. mum speed was Mach 2.62 and altitude 72, 000 feet. Purpose: manual operation of Lockheed electronic type inlet control. This control, a back-up to the inlet control, has been installed in Aircraft #129 car test purposes. (1) Aircraft #121 - undergoing inlet duct modification. Next flight: 29 or 30 October. (2) Aircraft #122 - undergoing routine maintenance. Next flight: 28 October. (3) Aircraft #124: undergoing periodic inspection. Next 30 October. (4) Aircraft #125: undergoing an engine change. Next flight: 28 October. (5) Aircraft #128 is awaiting vertical tins and Aircraft #130 is in process of assembly. Comment: The static test of a newly configured plastic fin was accomplished successfully. The present inventory of fine are being modified to the new configuration at 25X1 25X1 25 Approved For Release 2004/12/15 : CIA-RDP63-00313A000500140095-8