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Air Drop Zone


Category of launch sites.

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Associated Launch Sites
  • AMR DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 13 launches from 1958 to 1962, reaching up to 580 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Grand Turk Island DZ Rocket air-launch position known to have been used for 7 launches from 1976 to 1978, reaching up to 10 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Rosamund Dry Lake DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 18 launches from 1959 to 1960, reaching up to 26 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Air-launched Air-launched rockets from undocumented launch positions accounted for 103 launches from 1959 to 1983, reaching up to 70 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Edwards AFB DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 3 launches in 1959, reaching up to 117 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Silver Lake DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 14 launches from 1960 to 1967, reaching up to 41 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Palmdale Omni DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 8 launches from 1960 to 1961, reaching up to 16 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Hidden Hills DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 50 launches from 1961 to 1968, reaching up to 54 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Mud Lake DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 34 launches from 1961 to 1967, reaching up to 75 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Delamar Dry Lake DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 62 launches from 1962 to 1968, reaching up to 95 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Smith Ranch Lake DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 10 launches from 1963 to 1968, reaching up to 107 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Cuddeback Dry Lake DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 1 launch in 1965, reaching up to 21 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Western Test Range DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 5 launches from 1984 to 1986, reaching up to 1000 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Point Arguello WADZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 28 launches from 1990 to 2007, reaching up to 4539 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Mayport DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 5 launches from 1993 to 2003, reaching up to 794 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Wallops Island DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 6 launches from 1996 to 1999, reaching up to 834 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Gran Canaria DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 1 launch in 1997, reaching up to 580 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Kwajalein DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 1 launch in 2000, reaching up to 641.4927 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Midway Island SDZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 1 launch in 2004, reaching up to 300 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Midway Island NDZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 1 launch in 2005, reaching up to 300 kilometers altitude. More...

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