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Kwajalein RN
Part of Kwajalein Family
Tomahawk Sandia, Terrier, Super Chief, Sergeant, Nike, Honest John, Cajun, Black Brant, Asp, DOT launch complex. Roi-Namur Island

First Launch: 1961-11-15. Last Launch: 2013-05-09. Number: 56 . Longitude: 167.4652 deg. Latitude: 9.4013 deg.



Launch Vehicles: Nike Cajun, Nike Apache, Asp Apache, HJ Nike Hydac, Nike Hydac, Castor, Black Brant IVB, Terrier Malemute, Talos Sergeant Hydac, DOT, Black Brant IX, Taurus Nike Tomahawk. Launch Sites: Kwajalein.

1961 November 15 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • Highball Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1962 February 6 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • SPEEDBALL SK-6 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1962 March 2 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • SPEEDBALL SK-7 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1962 March 12 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • SPEEDBALL SK-9 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1962 March 12 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • SPEEDBALL SK-8 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1962 March 15 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • SPEEDBALL SK-10 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1962 March 20 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • SPEEDBALL SK-11 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1962 March 21 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • SPEEDBALL SK-12 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1963 March 26 - . 01:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Three-sphere payload Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 93 km (57 mi).

1963 March 29 - . 02:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1963 June 18 - . 03:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1963 June 20 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1963 November 4 - . 10:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1963 November 4 - . 12:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1963 November 9 - . 16:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 141 km (87 mi).

1963 November 14 - . 14:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 127 km (78 mi).

1963 December 18 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1963 December 18 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1964 January 23 - . 18:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 172 km (106 mi).

1964 March 13 - . 18:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1964 May 12 - . 11:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1964 May 15 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 110 km (60 mi).

1964 June 17 - . 01:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1964 June 18 - . 02:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1964 June 18 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1975 January 9 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Castor.
  • Re-entry Vehicle test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1975 August 7 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Castor.
  • Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1975 December 4 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Castor.
  • Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1976 June 27 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Castor.
  • Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1976 August 21 - . 03:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hydac. FAILURE: Failure.
  • TREP ABRES Density Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 15 km (9 mi).

1976 August 31 - . 03:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hydac.
  • TREP SAMSO 1202-B Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1977 May 18 - . 13:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hydac.
  • ABRES Density / TDV-1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1977 July 29 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Hydac.
  • HAVE JEEP IV Reentry test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAMSO. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

    SRK-11, the first of two sounding rocket flights designated HAVE JEEP IV, was launched from Roi-Namur Island in the Kwajalein missile range on an Honest John-Nike Hydac booster. It conducted experiments with CDM (Continuously Dispensed Masker). The experiments were a qualified success. A


1977 August 23 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant IVB.
  • Nation: USA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1978 December 5 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Castor.
  • DOT 1 Interceptor mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 235 km (146 mi).

1980 February 5 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: DOT.
  • DOT 2 Interceptor mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 324 km (201 mi).

1980 September 17 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: DOT.
  • DOT 3 Interceptor mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 296 km (183 mi).

1981 June 12 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: DOT.
  • DOT 4 Interceptor mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 303 km (188 mi).

1982 August 4 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Castor.
  • DOT 5 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 230 km (140 mi).

1987? - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. Launch Pad: RN?. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Talos Sergeant Hydac.
  • HAVE JEEP VII-A Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMD. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1987 October 4 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Hydac.
  • HAVE JEEP IV-D Reentry test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMD. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1987 November 18 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Hydac.
  • HAVE JEEP VIII-A Reentry test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMD. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1988? - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. Launch Pad: RN?. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Talos Sergeant Hydac.
  • HAVE JEEP VII-C Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMD. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1988 March 7 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Talos Sergeant Hydac. FAILURE: Failure.
  • HAVE JEEP VII-B Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMD. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1988 October 19 - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: HJ Nike Hydac.
  • HAVE JEEP II-C Reentry test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMD. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1990 July 30 - . 09:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Malemute. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Malemute.
  • EQUIS Spread F Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 480 km (290 mi).

1990 August 2 - . 10:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Malemute. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Malemute.
  • EQUIS Spread F Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 480 km (290 mi).

1990 August 11 - . 08:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Taurus Nike Tomahawk.
  • CRRES AA-5 Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 375 km (233 mi).

1990 August 15 - . 08:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Taurus Nike Tomahawk.
  • CRRES AA-6 Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 428 km (265 mi).

1990 August 15 - . 08:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Taurus Nike Tomahawk.
  • CRRES Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 440 km (270 mi).

1990 August 22 - . 08:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant IX.
  • NICARE 2 Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 350 km (210 mi).

1990 August 22 - . 08:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Kwajalein. Launch Complex: Kwajalein RN. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Taurus Nike Tomahawk.
  • CRRES Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 440 km (270 mi).


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