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Skylark 7 AC
Part of Skylark Family
British sounding rocket. Two stage Skylark version consisting of 1 x Goldfinch II + 1 x Raven 11

Status: Retired 1979. First Launch: 1975-02-25. Last Launch: 1979-03-13. Number: 11 . Thrust: 191.00 kN (42,938 lbf). Gross mass: 2,000 kg (4,400 lb). Height: 12.20 m (40.00 ft). Diameter: 0.44 m (1.44 ft). Apogee: 270 km (160 mi).



Country: UK. Launch Sites: Woomera, Woomera LA2, El Arenosillo. Stages: Goldfinch II, Raven 11. Agency: British Aerospace.

1975 February 25 - . 01:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • X-ray telescope Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 282 km (175 mi).

1975 November 24 - . 15:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • Soft X-ray spectrometer X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 251 km (155 mi).

1976 January 30 - . 01:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • Quiet Coronal Structure Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 278 km (172 mi).

1976 May 12 - . 10:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • X-ray Telescope X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 231 km (143 mi).

1976 June 10 - . 17:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • XRCS X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 280 km (170 mi).

1976 June 17 - . 07:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • Coded mask telescope X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 256 km (159 mi).

1976 July 17 - . 06:10 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • DLR H-GR-77 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 256 km (159 mi).

1976 December 2 - . 14:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • Ultraviolet telescope / echelle Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 263 km (163 mi).

1977 April 28 - . 12:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 244 km (151 mi).

1978 May 12 - . 05:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • Ultraviolet spectrometer Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: BAC. Apogee: 283 km (175 mi).

1979 March 13 - . 00:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. Launch Pad: LA2 SL. LV Family: Skylark. Launch Vehicle: Skylark 7 AC.
  • Astro 4-1 Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: Germany. Agency: DFVLR. Apogee: 258 km (160 mi).


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