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Carnarvon CARN


HAD launch complex. T

Longitude: 113.4087 deg.
Latitude: -24.4856 deg.
First Launch: 1964.07.16.
Last Launch: 1964.10.22.
Number: 4 .

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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 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. More...

Carnarvon CARN 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).

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