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CARDE


Canadian Armament and Research Development Establishment, Canada.

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CARDE Chronology


1958 November 8 - . 01:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun CC6.01.
  • Infrared airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 139 km (86 mi).

1958 November 13 - . 08:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun CC6.02.
  • Infrared airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1959 September 5 - . 15:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-01.
  • PTV-1 test - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1959 September 5 - . 22:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-02.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1959 September 8 - . 15:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-03.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1959 September 10 - . 21:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-04.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 127 km (78 mi).

1960 May 18 - . 21:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-05. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 89 km (55 mi).

1960 May 24 - . 17:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-06.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi).

1960 May 28 - . 18:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-07.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1960 September 23 - . 06:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-08.
  • NO2 seeding Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1960 September 30 - . 06:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-09.
  • NO2 seeding Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1960 October 8 - . 14:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I BB-1-11.
  • DRTE-04 Type II aurora Aurora mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 116 km (72 mi).

1960 October 12 - . 16:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2. LV Configuration: Black Brant II CC-2A-13.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 196 km (121 mi).

1960 October 12 - . 21:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2. LV Configuration: Black Brant II CC-2A-14.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 216 km (134 mi).

1963 March 21 - . 03:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I CC-1-28.
  • NO2 seeding Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1963 March 25 - . 03:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 1. LV Configuration: Black Brant I CC-1-38.
  • NO2 seeding Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1963 June 24 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2. LV Configuration: Black Brant II CC-2A-18.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi).

1963 June 24 - . 23:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2. LV Configuration: Black Brant II CC-2A-17.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 162 km (100 mi).

1963 October 18 - . 09:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2. LV Configuration: Black Brant II CC-2A-39.
  • NO2 release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1963 October 29 - . 02:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2. LV Configuration: Black Brant II CC-2A-40.
  • NO2 release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1964 January 20 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2. LV Configuration: Black Brant II CC-2A-29.
  • Fin test - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi).

1964 January 20 - . 21:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2. LV Configuration: Black Brant II CC-2A-30.
  • Fin test - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi).

1964 June 24 - . 20:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 4A. LV Configuration: Black Brant IVA NRC FF-4-01.
  • - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 467 km (290 mi).

1964 June 24 - . 20:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 4A. LV Configuration: Black Brant IVA FF-4-01. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1964 July 2 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 4A. LV Configuration: Black Brant IVA FF-4-02. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1964 July 2 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 4A. LV Configuration: Black Brant IVA NRC FF-4-02.
  • - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).

1964 October 6 - . 20:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2B. LV Configuration: Black Brant IIB CC-2B-49.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1964 October 7 - . 18:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 2B. LV Configuration: Black Brant IIB CC-2B-61.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 213 km (132 mi).

1965 January 22 - . 21:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 4A. LV Configuration: Black Brant IVA FF-4-03.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 670 km (410 mi).

1965 January 23 - . 18:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 4A. LV Configuration: Black Brant IVA FF-4-04.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Canada. Agency: CARDE. Apogee: 735 km (456 mi).

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