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SSI


American agency. Space Services Incorporated, USA.

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

Associated Launch Sites
  • Matagorda Island Launch site for sounding rockets and commercial launch vehicles. Good site for southerly launches into a variety of orbits but no tracking facilities. Known to have been used for at least 2 launches in 1981 - 1982. More...

SSI Chronology


1982 September 9 - . 10:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Matagorda Island. Launch Vehicle: Aries. LV Configuration: Aries DLR M-AR-116.
  • Conestoga 1 test - . Nation: Germany. Agency: SSI; DLR. Apogee: 309 km (192 mi). Summary: Launch vehicle using surplus Minuteman I components. The launch from Matagorda Island for was for publicity purposes and unrelated to Space Service's other planned launch vehicles, also named Conestoga..

1989 March 29 - . 15:41 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC36. Launch Pad: LC36 L-630. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 9CM1. LV Configuration: Black Brant 9CM1 Starfire 1/F1.
  • CONSORT 1 Microgravity mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SSI. Apogee: 308 km (191 mi). Summary: CONSORT 1 - six microgravity experiments for UA).

1989 November 15 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC36. Launch Pad: LC36 L-630. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 9CM1. LV Configuration: Black Brant 9CM1 Starfire 1/F2. FAILURE: Failure..
  • CONSORT 2 Microgravity mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SSI. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi). Summary: CONSORT 2 - microgravity experiments..

1990 May 16 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC36. Launch Pad: LC36 L-630. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 9CM1. LV Configuration: Black Brant 9CM1 Starfire 1/F3.
  • CONSORT 3 Microgravity mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SSI. Apogee: 304 km (188 mi). Summary: CONSORT 3 - 12 microgravity experiments.

1991 November 16 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC36. Launch Pad: LC36 L-630. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 9CM1. LV Configuration: Black Brant 9CM1 Starfire 1/F4.
  • CONSORT 4 Microgravity mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SSI. Apogee: 298 km (185 mi). Summary: CONSORT 4 - 9 microgravity experiments..

1992 September 10 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC36. Launch Pad: LC36 L-630. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 9CM1. LV Configuration: Black Brant 9CM1 Starfire 1/F5. FAILURE: Failure.
  • CONSORT 5 Microgravity mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SSI. Apogee: 235 km (146 mi). Summary: CONSORT 5 Microgravity experiments..

1993 February 19 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC36. Launch Pad: LC36 L-630. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 9CM1. LV Configuration: Black Brant 9CM1 Starfire 1/F6.
  • CONSORT 6 Microgravity mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SSI. Apogee: 301 km (187 mi). Summary: CONSORT 6 Microgravity experiments..

1996 April 3 - . 15:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC36. LV Family: Black Brant. Launch Vehicle: Black Brant 9CM1. LV Configuration: Black Brant 9CM1 Starfire 1/F8.
  • CONQUEST 1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SSI. Apogee: 281 km (174 mi).

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