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Chilca
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Associated People
  • Noriega Noriega, Carlos Ismael (1959-) Hispanic-American computer scientist mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-84, STS-97. Grew up in Santa Clara, California. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Puente del Inca Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 1 launch in 1964, reaching up to 35 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Chilca Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 34 launches from 1974 to 1983, reaching up to 742 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Punta Lobos Sounding rocket launch site. In use from 1980 to 1990. Known to have been used for 23 launches in 1983, reaching up to 590 kilometers altitude. More...

Peru Chronology


1959 October 8 - .
  • Birth of Carlos Ismael Noriega - . Nation: Peru; USA. Summary: Hispanic-American computer scientist mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-84, STS-97..

1983 March 9 - . 02:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Chilca. Launch Complex: Chilca PLOB. Launch Vehicle: Super Loki. LV Configuration: Super Loki TU1-0381 PWN-12A.
  • CONDOR Sphere - . Nation: Peru. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1983 March 9 - . 05:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Chilca. Launch Complex: Chilca PLOB. Launch Vehicle: Super Loki. LV Configuration: Super Loki TU1-0383 PWN-12A.
  • CONDOR Sphere - . Nation: Peru. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1983 March 9 - . 05:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Chilca. Launch Complex: Chilca PLOB. Launch Vehicle: Super Loki. LV Configuration: Super Loki TU1-0383 PWN-12A.
  • CONDOR Sphere - . Nation: Peru. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

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