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Datil



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Datil
Credit: © Mark Wade
Military testing range, known to have been used for 3 launches in 1963, reaching up to 50 kilometers altitude.

Location: New Mexico.
Longitude: -107.5078 deg.
Latitude: 34.0808 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Sergeant Single-stage solid-propulsion tactical ballistic missile developed for the US Army. Surplus rockets and the Sergeant's rocket motor (known commercially as Castor) became the basis for many sounding rockets. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • US Army American agency overseeing development of spacecraft. US Army, USA. More...

Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Datil Chronology


1963 May 13 - . Launch Site: Datil. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Sounding Rocket.
  • Off Range Test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1963 May 14 - . Launch Site: Datil. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Sounding Rocket.
  • Off Range Test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1963 May 16 - . Launch Site: Datil. LV Family: Sergeant. Launch Vehicle: Sounding Rocket.
  • Off Range test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

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