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Cockatoo Mk 4
Part of Lupus Family
Australian sounding rocket. The Cockatoo Mk 4 used a Gosling IV first stage and a Lupus 1 second stage. It could take a 16 kg payload to 135 km.

Status: Retired 1975. First Launch: 1973-08-14. Last Launch: 1975-04-28. Number: 6 .



Country: Australia. Launch Sites: Woomera LA2, Woomera LA1.

1973 August 14 - . 08:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Cockatoo Mk 4.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 121 km (75 mi).

1973 October 22 - . 09:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Cockatoo Mk 4.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1974 June 28 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Cockatoo Mk 4.
  • O2 density - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1974 October 1 - . 23:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Cockatoo Mk 4.
  • O2 density - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1974 October 2 - . 07:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Cockatoo Mk 4.
  • O2 density - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1975 April 28 - . 23:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Cockatoo Mk 4.
  • O2 density - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).


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