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Carnarvon


Location of a major NASA tracking station. Sounding rocket launch locations nearby were known to have been used for 12 launches from 1964 to 1965, reaching up to 120 kilometers altitude.

Location: Western Australia.
Longitude: 113.4087 deg.
Latitude: -24.4856 deg.

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Associated Countries
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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • HAD Australian test vehicle. The HAD vehicle was, like HAT, a two stage rocket, based on British Gosling and LAPStar motors. First launched in 1961, it had two test flights before becoming operational. More...

Associated Launch Sites

Carnarvon Chronology


1964 July 16 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 136.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 114 km (70 mi).

1964 July 17 - . 05:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 137.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1964 October 21 - . 21:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 148.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1964 October 22 - . 11:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 140.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1965 May 10 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN2. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 165.
  • Falling sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 115 km (71 mi).

1965 May 10 - . 10:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN2. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 164.
  • Falling sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 116 km (72 mi).

1965 May 10 - . 13:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN2. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 162.
  • Falling sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 116 km (72 mi).

1965 May 10 - . 16:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN2. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 158.
  • Falling sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 109 km (67 mi).

1965 May 10 - . 19:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN2. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 170.
  • Falling sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 115 km (71 mi).

1965 May 11 - . 00:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN2. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 154.
  • Falling sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 111 km (68 mi).

1965 May 11 - . 03:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN2. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 155.
  • Falling sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 113 km (70 mi).

1965 May 11 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Carnarvon. Launch Complex: Carnarvon CARN2. Launch Vehicle: HAD. LV Configuration: HAD 163.
  • Falling sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 44 km (27 mi).

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