Mission typeMissile Detection
OperatorUS Air Force
COSPAR ID2007-054A
SATCAT no.32287
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeDSP
ManufacturerNorthrop Grumman
Start of mission
Launch date11 November 2007
RocketDelta IV Heavy
Launch siteCape Canaveral, SLC-37B

USA-197, also known as DSP-23, is a missile detection satellite and part of the Defense Support Program that was launched in 2007.[1]


United Launch Alliance (ULA) performed the launch of USA-197 using a Delta IV Heavy rocket in from SLC-37B of the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on November 11th, 2007.[2]


  1. ^ "NASA - NSSDCA - Spacecraft - Details". Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  2. ^ "DSP 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 (Phase 3)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 2021-04-13.