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Royal Navy, UK.

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  • Longhurst Longhurst, Peter Hervey (1943-2010) British engineer payload specialist astronaut, 1984-1986. Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the Royal Navy Engineering College, Plymouth, 1966. Commander, Royal Navy. Later became a farmer in Somerset, England. More...

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

RN Chronology


1968 February 15 - . 16:15 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S22. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3P-670.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1968 March 4 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S22. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3P-666.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1969 March 27 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S23. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3E-667.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1969 April 14 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S23. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3E-645.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1970 June 1 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3E-671.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1970 June 18 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3E-468.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1977 July 14 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S22. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3T.
  • Demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1977 September 12 - . 23:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. Launch Pad: LC29/pad?. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK-PA.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1977 November 8 - . 22:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29B. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK-PB.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1978 June 28 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: SSBN 599. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TA.
  • Demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1978 July 27 - . 23:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. Launch Pad: LC29/pad?. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK P-1.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1978 September 20 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: SSBN 598. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TA.
  • Demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1978 November 20 - . 17:23 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: SSBN 601. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TA.
  • Demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1978 November 30 - . 22:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. Launch Pad: LC29/pad?. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK P-2.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1979 February 20 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S23. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3T?.
  • DASO? - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1979 April 4 - . 23:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK P-3.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1979 July 6 - . 01:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. Launch Pad: LC29/pad?. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK C9E.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1979 September 1 - . 04:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK P-5.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1979 November 8 - . 22:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK P-6.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 March 21 - . 23:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. Launch Pad: LC29/pad?. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK PT-2.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 April 11 - . 00:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. Launch Pad: LC29/pad?. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK PT-1.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 May 19 - . 00:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC29A. Launch Pad: LC29/pad?. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK PT-3.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 November 14 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S26. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 November 18 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S26. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline warhead test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 January 30 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S26. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 February 1 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S26. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 February 3 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S26. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 February 8 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S26. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 May 15 - . 15:46 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 May 16 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 June 9 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1983 June 9 - . 16:05 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 June 11 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 June 11 - . 16:43 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1985 May 19 - . 00:55 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S22. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1985 May 20 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S22. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1985 June 10 - . 08:26 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S22. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1986 July 25 - . 22:30 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK/A3R.
  • Chevaline PEM demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1986 July 26 - . 02:13 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK/A3R.
  • Chevaline PEM demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1986 August 1 - . 22:15 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK/A3R.
  • Chevaline PEM demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1986 August 2 - . 01:35 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S27. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK/A3R.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1987 April 16 - . 09:25 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S23. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1987 April 18 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S23. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1987 May 10 - . 09:45 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S23. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).

1987 May 10 - . 11:07 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S23. LV Family: Polaris. Launch Vehicle: Polaris A3. LV Configuration: Polaris A3TK.
  • Chevaline demonstration and shakedown operations launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1994 May 26 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S28. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5. LV Configuration: Trident D-5 DASO-1.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1994 June 20 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S28. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5. LV Configuration: Trident D-5 DASO-2.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1995 July 24 - . 22:30 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S29. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5. LV Configuration: Trident D-5 DASO-3.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1995 August 22 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S29. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5. LV Configuration: Trident D-5 DASO-4.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1997 October 10 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S30. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5. LV Configuration: Trident D-5 DASO-5.
  • - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1997 October 10 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S30. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5. LV Configuration: Trident D-5 DASO-6.
  • Operational test - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

2000 September 21 - . 20:50 GMT - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S31. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5. LV Configuration: Trident D-5 DASO-7.
  • 90ss - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

2005 October 10 - . Launch Site: ETR Launch Area. Launch Platform: UK S28. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5.
  • - (111ss) - . Nation: UK. Agency: RN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi). Summary: Launched from HMS Vanguard..

2007 November 6 - . Launch Site: NAMFI. LV Configuration: R-UNK Ballistic Target.
  • PAC-2 target - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RN. Apogee: 85 km (52 mi). Summary: Missile launch, unknown type..

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