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ALSOR
Part of Deacon Family
American test vehicle. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x F-104A Starfighter + 1 x Viper I

Status: Retired 1960. First Launch: 1959-01-01. Last Launch: 1960-04-30. Number: 5 . Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb). Height: 3.60 m (11.80 ft). Diameter: 0.16 m (0.52 ft). Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).



Family: aircraft-launched, test vehicle. Country: USA. Launch Sites: Santa Barbara Channel DZ, Edwards AFB DZ. Stages: F-104A, 5.6KS5400. Agency: Zinney.

1959? - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards AFB DZ. Launch Pad: 34.9 N x 117.8 W. Launch Platform: F-104. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: ALSOR.
  • Model A (F2) test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 117 km (72 mi). Air dropped in Edwards AFB DZ..

1959? - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards AFB DZ. Launch Pad: 34.9 N x 117.8 W. Launch Platform: F-104. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: ALSOR.
  • Model A (F1) test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Air dropped in Edwards AFB DZ..

1959? - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards AFB DZ. Launch Pad: 34.9 N x 117.8 W. Launch Platform: F-104. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: ALSOR.
  • NOTS Viperscan test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi). Air dropped in Edwards AFB DZ..

1960 April 20 - . Launch Site: Santa Barbara Channel DZ. Launch Pad: EAFB. Launch Platform: F-104. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: ALSOR. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Model A (F4) test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi). Air dropped in Santa Barbara Channel DZ..

1960 April 30 - . Launch Site: Santa Barbara Channel DZ. Launch Pad: EAFB. Launch Platform: F-104. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: ALSOR.
  • Model A (F5) test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 62 km (38 mi). Air dropped in Santa Barbara Channel DZ..


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