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USA BRL


American agency. US Army Ballistic Research Laboratory, USA.

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USA BRL Chronology


1959 November 10 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strongarm. Launch Vehicle: Strongarm. LV Configuration: Strongarm OB11.01.
  • Ion density Test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA BRL. Apogee: 1,800 km (1,100 mi).

1959 November 18 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strongarm. Launch Vehicle: Strongarm. LV Configuration: Strongarm OB11.02. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ion density Test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA BRL. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1960 July 13 - . 14:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strongarm. Launch Vehicle: Strongarm. LV Configuration: Strongarm OB11.03. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA BRL. Apogee: 670 km (410 mi).

1960 July 14 - . 02:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strongarm. Launch Vehicle: Strongarm. LV Configuration: Strongarm OB11.04. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA BRL. Apogee: 710 km (440 mi).

1960 August 2 - . 03:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strongarm. Launch Vehicle: Strongarm. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA BRL. Apogee: 550 km (340 mi).

1961 February 14 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strongarm. Launch Vehicle: Strongarm. LV Configuration: Strongarm E22-H1-1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Geodetic Flares test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA BRL. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1961 February 18 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Strongarm. Launch Vehicle: Strongarm. LV Configuration: Strongarm E22-H1-2.
  • Geodetic Flares test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA BRL. Apogee: 2,027 km (1,259 mi).

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