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Cape Karikari L1


Arcas launch complex. Launcher 1

Longitude: 173.4085 deg.
Latitude: -34.8291 deg.
First Launch: 1965.05.25.
Last Launch: 1965.05.30.
Number: 4 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Boosted Arcas American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of a booster + 1 x Arcas second stage. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Cape Karikari Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 7 launches in 1965, reaching up to 88 kilometers altitude. More...

Cape Karikari L1 Chronology


1965 May 25 - . 19:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Karikari. Launch Complex: Cape Karikari L1. Launch Pad: L1?. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas. LV Configuration: Boosted Arcas NASA 15.18GI.
  • Kiwi 1 range test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1965 May 30 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Karikari. Launch Complex: Cape Karikari L1. Launch Pad: L1?. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas. LV Configuration: Boosted Arcas NASA 15.05GI.
  • Kiwi 2 Ionosphere / eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1965 May 30 - . 19:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Karikari. Launch Complex: Cape Karikari L1. Launch Pad: L1?. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas. LV Configuration: Boosted Arcas NASA 15.07GI.
  • Kiwi 4 Ionosphere / eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1965 May 30 - . 20:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Karikari. Launch Complex: Cape Karikari L1. Launch Pad: L1?. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas. LV Configuration: Boosted Arcas NASA 15.09GI.
  • Kiwi 6 Ionosphere / eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

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