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Fort Wainwright


Fort Wainwright

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Associated Launch Sites
  • Fort Wingate Military testing range. In use from 1958 to present. Known to have been used for 71 major launches from 1960 to 2002, reaching up to 250 kilometers altitude. More...

Fort Wainwright Chronology


1959 December 17 - . 00:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Wainwright. Launch Complex: Fort Wainwright LCP. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hercules. LV Configuration: Nike Hercules 562Art Btn 2 Bat B.
  • Service firing test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1959 December 17 - . 20:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Wainwright. Launch Complex: Fort Wainwright LCP. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hercules. LV Configuration: Nike Hercules 562Art Btn 2 Bat B.
  • Service firing test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1960 March 15 - . Launch Site: Fort Wainwright. Launch Complex: Fort Wainwright LCP. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hercules.
  • Last 1959-60 ASF - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1970 February 10 - . Launch Site: Fort Wainwright. Launch Complex: Fort Wainwright LCP. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hercules.
  • ASF - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1971 - . Launch Site: Fort Wainwright. Launch Complex: Fort Wainwright LCP. Launch Vehicle: Nike Hercules.
  • ASF (Last Fairbanks) - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

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