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Long Tom
Australian sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Long Tom (cluster of three Mayfly motors) + 1 x Mayfly second stage. Originally developed to as an inexpensive rocket for the development of Woomera Range instrumentation in preparation for the British Black Knight orbital launch vehicle program. Thereafter used as a sounding rocket.

Status: Retired 1966. First Launch: 1957-10-01. Last Launch: 1966-11-10. Number: 17 . Thrust: 190.00 kN (42,710 lbf). Gross mass: 900 kg (1,980 lb). Height: 8.30 m (27.20 ft). Diameter: 0.47 m (1.54 ft). Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).



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Aeolus Australian test vehicle. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aeolus Booster (a cluster of seven 5-inch LAPStar motors) + 1 x Mayfly second stage. Originally developed for the development of Woomera Range instrumentation in preparation for the British Black Knight orbital launch vehicle program. Thereafter used as a sounding rocket.

HAT Australian test vehicle. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x HAT + 1 x LAPSTAR.

Country: Australia. Launch Sites: Woomera, Woomera LA2, Woomera LA1. Stages: Mayfly-300, Mayfly-600. Agency: WRE. Bibliography: 2, 8387.

1957 October 1 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 December 4 - . 01:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: Aeolus.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 78 km (48 mi).

1959 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
1959? - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: Aeolus.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1959 May 1 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1960 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
1960 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
1960 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.
1960 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
1960? - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: Aeolus.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1960? - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: Aeolus.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1960 March 23 - . 11:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: Aeolus.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1960 July 28 - . 19:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1961 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
1961? - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: Aeolus.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1961? - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: Aeolus.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1962 May 31 - . 03:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 125 km (77 mi).

1963 June 18 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1963 October 15 - . 15:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1963 October 15 - . 19:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1964 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • SPEEDBALL 050 SN17 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1966 November 10 - . 22:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Vehicle: Long Tom.
  • Gosling flight Solar Ultraviolet mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1968 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.
  • Explorer 37 cal - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1969 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.
1971 November 24 - . 09:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.
1972 July 19 - . 08:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.
1972 October 11 - . 09:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA1. LV Family: Long Tom. Launch Vehicle: HAT.

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