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Gilson Butte



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Gilson Butte
Credit: © Mark Wade
Military testing range. In use from 1964 to 1970. Known to have been used for 34 major launches from 1965 to 1968, reaching up to 250 kilometers altitude.

Location: Utah.
Longitude: -110.5980 deg.
Latitude: 38.6078 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Pershing US Army tactical missile, the first and only solid-fueled Medium Range Ballistic Missile deployed by the U.S. Army. It was in service for almost 30 years until all nuclear MRBMs were phased out and destroyed according to arms reduction treaties. More...

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

Gilson Butte Chronology


1965 May 26 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-89 Fort Sill Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1965 May 27 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1. LV Configuration: Pershing 1 (overshot MCG).
  • X-90 US7AB4 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1965 June 2 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-91 FtSill - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1965 June 16 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-92 Fort Sill Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1965 October 1 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • dubious - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1965 October 1 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • dubious - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1965 October 6 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-93 BRD - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1965 October 6 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-94 BRD - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1965 October 13 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-95 operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1966 June 22 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-99 Fort Sill Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1966 June 27 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-100 US7A - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1966 October 21 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-109 Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1966 October 21 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-110 Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1966 October 21 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-111 Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1966 October 26 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-112 FtSill - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1966 November 4 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-113 BRD - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 2.00 km (1.20 mi).

1968 March 5 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-136 Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 March 5 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-137 Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 April 1 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • Dubious - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 April 1 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • Dubious - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 April 1 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • Dubious - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 April 29 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-139 Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 June 20 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-140 BRD F1 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 June 20 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-141 BRD F2/9 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 July 19 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-142 US7A F3 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 July 19 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-143 US7A F4 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 August 3 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-144 BRD F5 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 August 3 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-145 BRD F6 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 August 5 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1A. LV Configuration: Pershing 1A P1A.
  • X-147 Ft Sill F8 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 August 5 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1A. LV Configuration: Pershing 1A P1A.
  • X-146 Ft Sill F7 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 August 7 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1A. LV Configuration: Pershing 1A P1A.
  • X-148 Ft Sill F9 - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 November 5 - . 16:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-149 US7A - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 November 5 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-150 US7A - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1968 November 13 - . Launch Site: Gilson Butte. LV Family: Pershing. Launch Vehicle: Pershing 1.
  • X-151 BRD GILB-19 Operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

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