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Skylark 7C


British sounding rocket. Two stage Skylark version consisting of 1 x Cuckoo IA + 1 x Raven 7

Failures: 6. Success Rate: 92.50%. First Fail Date: 1963-11-19. Last Fail Date: 1971-03-25.

Gross mass: 1,400 kg (3,000 lb).
Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft).
Diameter: 0.44 m (1.44 ft).
Thrust: 80.00 kN (17,984 lbf).
Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).
First Launch: 1962.11.13.
Last Launch: 1971.03.25.
Number: 80 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Skylark The Skylark sounding rocket (originally named the Gassiot High Altitude Vehicle) was produced by the Royal Aircraft Establishment and first introduced in 1957, during the International Geophysical Year. It remained in European service until 2005. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Associated Launch Sites
  • Woomera After World War II British government recognized the need for a large range to test the incredible array of long-range missile systems then planned. After considering sites in Canada, it was decided that Australia would best meet the projected needs. The Long Range Weapons Establishment was created on 1 April 1947 as a joint British/Australian enterprise. 23 days later the name Woomera (an aboriginal word of axtlaxtl, or spear thrower) was selected for the new town to be built as its administrative center. Woomera town peaked at a population of 6,000 in the 1960's. Thereafter the progressive cancellation of British missile and space projects put Woomera went into sustained decline. However it played a key role in the history of rocketry, including orbital launches or launch attempts by Black Arrow, Sparta, and Europa boosters. More...
  • Salto di Quirra Salto di Quirra, in southeast Sardinia near the town of Perdas de Fogu, is an inter-service missile test center operated by the Italian Air Force. It also supports sounding rocket launches and test of larger rockets in support of Italy's abandoned ballistic missile and on-and-of satellite launcher programs. More...
  • Woomera LA2 Stonechat, Skylark, Rook, Jaguar, Black Brant, Lorikeet, Long Tom, Kookaburra, HAD, Corella, Cockatoo, Aero High launch complex. Sounding rocket launcher More...

Associated Stages
  • Skylark 7C-2 Solid rocket stage. 44.50 kN (10,004 lbf) thrust. Mass 1,000 kg (2,205 lb). More...
  • Zenit C-0 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 200 kg. Thrust 80.00 kN. More...

Skylark 7C Chronology


1962 November 13 - . 10:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL114.
  • Solar X-rays / Meteors / O3 Solar / aeronomy / chemica mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 206 km (128 mi).

1962 November 28 - . 10:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL165.
  • Grenade / Chaff Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 230 km (140 mi).

1963 March 1 - . 01:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL84.
  • XR / La / RF / CW / SpE Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 209 km (129 mi).

1963 March 11 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL85.
  • XR / La / RF / CW / SpE Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 209 km (129 mi).

1963 April 17 - . 09:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL167.
  • Grenade / Sphere / Sodium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 236 km (146 mi).

1963 May 23 - . 08:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL115.
  • XR / Ozone / Meteors Solar x-ray / aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 201 km (124 mi).

1963 May 29 - . 04:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL127.
  • LF / Resonance / SpE / XR Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 209 km (129 mi).

1963 June 18 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL126.
  • LF / Resonance / SpE / XR Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 196 km (121 mi).

1963 June 20 - . 05:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL46.
  • LangP / Te / La / SpE / XR Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 227 km (141 mi).

1963 October 15 - . 09:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL171.
  • Grenades / Sodium release / Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1963 October 15 - . 19:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL168.
  • Grenades / Sodium release / Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1963 October 30 - . 14:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL134.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 186 km (115 mi).

1963 November 19 - . 00:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL103. FAILURE: Failure.
  • CW / SpE / La / RF / XR Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1963 December 2 - . 04:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL135.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1963 December 3 - . 04:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL104. FAILURE: Failure.
  • CW / SpE / La / RF / XR Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 106 km (65 mi).

1964 March 10 - . 02:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL129.
  • Gamma / B / Solar X-rays / SpE Gamma ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1964 March 12 - . 02:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL128.
  • Gamma / B / Solar X-rays / SpE Gamma ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1964 April 11 - . 09:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL136.
  • Ozone distribution Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 May 14 - . 04:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL20.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1964 July 6 - . 19:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C ESRO S01/1.
  • MPE Ba-7 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 198 km (123 mi).

1964 July 8 - . 19:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C ESRO S01/2.
  • MPE Ba-8 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi).

1964 August 11 - . 05:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL301.
  • LUX Solar AC1 Solar x-ray and ultraviolet mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1964 August 20 - . 05:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL121.
  • X-ray pinhole / ne Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1964 September 1 - . 09:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL137.
  • Ozone distribution Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 212 km (131 mi).

1964 September 17 - . 05:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL120.
  • X-ray pinhole / ne Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1964 September 24 - . 04:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL133.
  • Plasma / Solar X Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1964 September 29 - . 04:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL132.
  • Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1964 October 27 - . 10:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL47.
  • XRB / SpE / Stellar UV Ultraviolet / x-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).

1964 December 17 - . 03:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL302.
  • LUX Solar AC2 Solar x-ray and ultraviolet mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 167 km (103 mi).

1965 March 17 - . 18:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL140. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Stellar ultraviolet / Antenna Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 19 km (11 mi).

1965 March 25 - . 00:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL141.
  • Stellar ultraviolet / Antenna Ultraviolet astronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1965 April 9 - . 01:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL303.
  • LUX Solar AC3 Solar x-ray and ultraviolet mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1965 April 29 - . 09:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL464. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Grenades / Chaff / Lithium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1965 April 29 - . 20:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL362.
  • Grenades / Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1965 May 11 - . 20:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL361.
  • Sphere / Li Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

1965 May 13 - . 16:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL139.
  • Electron density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1965 May 19 - . 05:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL138.
  • Solar X-rays / Electron density Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1965 July 1 - . 01:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL106.
  • Solar X-rays / Ionosphere Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1965 July 14 - . 11:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL48.
  • Stellar ultraviolet / Attitude Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1965 July 29 - . 01:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL105. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Solar X-rays / Ionosphere Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1965 August 10 - . 23:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C ESRO S05/1.
  • Ultraviolet photometer Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 215 km (133 mi).

1965 September 30 - . 04:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C ESRO S04/1 (SEO8).
  • MPE Ba-12 / Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1965 October 2 - . 04:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C ESRO S04/2 (SEO9).
  • MPE Ba-13 / Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1965 October 18 - . 11:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL39.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 205 km (127 mi).

1965 November 19 - . 04:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL130.
  • Solar X-rays / SpE / Li Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1965 December 13 - . 10:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL131.
  • Solar X-rays / SpE / Li Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1966 May 31 - . 19:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL422.
  • Antenna / Plasma waves Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 161 km (100 mi).

1966 June 2 - . 08:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL327.
  • Solar ultraviolet / Ozone Aeronomy / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1966 June 9 - . 08:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL328.
  • Solar ultraviolet / Ozone Aeronomy / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1966 June 16 - . 19:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C ESRO S17/1.
  • MPE Barium release Aeronomy / barium release mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 230 km (140 mi).

1966 June 18 - . 02:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C ESRO S17/2.
  • MPE Barium release Aeronomy / barium release mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 220 km (130 mi).

1966 June 20 - . 19:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S08/1.
  • ESRO S08 / 1 (SK7) Aeronomy / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 220 km (130 mi).

1966 June 23 - . 01:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL421.
  • Antenna / Plasma waves Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1966 June 28 - . 02:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S08/2.
  • ESRO S08 / 2 (SK8) Aeronomy / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 228 km (141 mi).

1966 July 8 - . 19:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S18/1.
  • ESRO S18 / 1 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1966 July 13 - . 19:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S18/2.
  • ESRO S18 / 2 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 240 km (140 mi).

1966 October 25 - . 09:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL321.
  • Electron ne / T Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1966 October 27 - . 08:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL325.
  • Electron ne / T Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 173 km (107 mi).

1966 October 27 - . 13:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL324.
  • Electron ne / T Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1966 December 14 - . 06:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL581A.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 164 km (101 mi).

1967 April 10 - . 10:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL118.
  • X-ray survey / airglow X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 167 km (103 mi).

1967 April 12 - . 12:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL119.
  • X-ray survey / airglow X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1967 August 16 - . 06:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL581B.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 152 km (94 mi).

1967 August 24 - . 10:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL521.
  • Geocorona? Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 178 km (110 mi).

1967 August 29 - . 10:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL522.
  • Geocorona? Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).

1967 September 27 - . 13:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S26/1.
  • ESRO S26 / 1 Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi).

1967 October 4 - . 13:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S19/1.
  • ESRO S19 / 1 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 206 km (128 mi).

1967 October 7 - . 14:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S26/2.
  • ESRO S26 / 2 Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 164 km (101 mi).

1967 October 10 - . 14:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S19/2.
  • ESRO S19 / 2 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi).

1967 November 14 - . 05:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL423.
  • B field / Ultraviolet Abs Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 178 km (110 mi).

1967 November 17 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL424.
  • B field / Ultraviolet Abs Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 178 km (110 mi).

1967 December 1 - . 06:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL422A.
  • UK SL422A test - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

1968 May 31 - . 08:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL762.
  • Grenades / TMA release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 242 km (150 mi).

1968 May 31 - . 20:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL761.
  • Grenades / TMA release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 238 km (147 mi).

1968 December 7 - . 04:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL725.
  • B / Ion / Te Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1969 January 23 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C SL726.
  • B / Ion / Te Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE; RAE. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1969 July 5 - . 19:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S38/1.
  • ESRO S38 / 1 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1969 July 11 - . 19:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S38/2.
  • ESRO S38 / 2 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi).

1969 October 24 - . 05:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S68/1.
  • ESRO S68 / 1 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1971 March 25 - . 13:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Salto di Quirra. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7C. LV Configuration: Skylark-7C S56B/1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • ESRO S56B / 1 Ionosphere / solar ultraviolet / x-ray mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

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