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IDF


Israeli Defence Forces, Israel.

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Associated People
  • Ramon Ramon, Ilan (1954-2003) Jewish-Israeli pilot payload specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-107. First Israeli astronaut. Perished in Columbia shuttle disintegration during re-entry. More...
  • Mayo Mayo, Itzhak (1954-) Jewish-Israeli pilot payload specialist astronaut, 1997-2000. More...

Associated Countries
See also
  • Agency Agencies or institutions overseeing design, development, construction, or operation of space-related systems. More...

IDF Chronology


1987 May 1 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1988 January 1 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 2.
  • - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1989 September 14 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1990 December 21 - . Launch Site: Negev. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 1.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1991 October 30 - . Launch Site: Negev. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 1.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2000 April 6 - . Launch Site: Negev. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 1.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2000 September 14 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Palmachim. Launch Vehicle: Blk Sparrow.
  • - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

2001 June 27 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 2.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2001 August 27 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. Launch Vehicle: Blk Sparrow.
  • - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

2003 December 16 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. Launch Vehicle: Blk Sparrow.
  • - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

2005 December 2 - . 08:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Palmachim. Launch Vehicle: Blk Sparrow.
  • - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

2007 February 11 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. Launch Vehicle: Blk Sparrow.
  • - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

2008 January 17 - . 06:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Palmachim. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 2. LV Configuration: Jericho III.
  • - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2008 April 15 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. Launch Vehicle: Blk Sparrow. LV Configuration: Blue Sparrow 1.
  • - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

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