Encyclopedia Astronautica

Credit: © Mark Wade
Launch site on Canary Islands, near NASA tracking station, considered for several planned Spanish and Italian orbital launch vehicles. L-1011 carrier aircraft staging from Gran Canaria air-launch Pegasus launch vehicles into orbit near here (drop point 27.00 N 15.30 W).

Location: Base Aerea de Gando, Gran Canaria.
Longitude: -15.3849 deg.
Latitude: 27.9304 deg.

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • OSC American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Orbital Sciences Corporation, USA. More...

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

Associated Launch Sites
  • Gezgaly Base for units deployed with twelve R-12, and later six Pioner, launchers. More...

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