P-226 is a small subsatellite with a similar orbit as the P-801 ELINT series.
This subsatellite was deployed from racks mounted on the KH-9 Hexagon reconnaissance satellites. It used two solid-fuel kick-motors to maneuver itself into its operational orbit after deployment.
|Type / Application:||ELINT ?|
|Operator:||US Air Force (USAF)|
|Configuration:||mod. P-11 bus|
|Propulsion:||2 × kick motors|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||1387 km × 1396 km, 95.09°|
|P-226 1||1975-051C||08.06.1975||Va SLC-4E||Titan-3D||with KH-9 10|