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Hama-Allepo
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Associated People
  • Faris Faris, Mohammed Ahmed (1951-) Arab-Syrian pilot cosmonaut. Flew on Mir EP-1. First Syrian to fly in space. Graduated from Military Pilot School, Aleppo, 1973. Colonel and pilot in the Syrian Air Force. Specialist in navigation. Returned to duty after his mission. More...
  • Munir Habib, Munir Habib (1953-) Arab-Syrian pilot cosmonaut, 1985-1987. Graduated from Military Pilot School, Aleppo, 1973 Pilot and Lieutenant Colonel, Syrian Air Force. Resumed military service. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Associated Launch Sites
  • Hama-Allepo Syrian military testing range, known to have been used for 9 launches from 1992 to 2007, reaching up to 200 kilometers altitude. More...

Syria Chronology


1951 May 26 - .
  • Birth of Mohammed Ahmed Faris - . Nation: Syria. Summary: Arab-Syrian pilot cosmonaut. Flew on Mir EP-1. First Syrian to fly in space. Graduated from Military Pilot School, Aleppo, 1973. Colonel and pilot in the Syrian Air Force. Specialist in navigation. Returned to duty after his mission..

1953 September 3 - .
  • Birth of Munir Habib Habib - . Nation: Syria. Summary: Arab-Syrian pilot cosmonaut, 1985-1987. Graduated from Military Pilot School, Aleppo, 1973 Pilot and Lieutenant Colonel, Syrian Air Force. Resumed military service..

1985 September 30 - .
  • International Cosmonaut Training Group selected. - . Nation: Syria. Related Persons: Faris; Munir. Summary: Training group of Syrian 'guest cosmonauts' for propaganda flights to the Salyut space station..

1992 July 1 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1994 Q3 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6. LV Configuration: Hwasong 6 Scud C.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

2000 September 1 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2000 September 23 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D.
  • - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2001 July 1 - . Launch Site: Minakh. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud B.
  • - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2005 May 27 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D.
  • - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2005 May 27 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud B.
  • - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2005 May 27 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D.
  • (Hit Turkey) - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2007 January 28 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D Long range test.
  • Long range test - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

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