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Holloman ZEL


Matador launch complex. Able-51/ZEL for Matador/Mace

Longitude: -106.0600 deg.
Latitude: 32.8800 deg.
First Launch: 1948.12.01.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Matador American intermediate range cruise missile. Glenn L. Martin Co. surface-to-surface cruise missile (Matador / Project MX-771). More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Holloman Military missile and sounding rocket launch site. Also notable for several rocket-powered sleds, used to test a variety of manned and unmanned aircraft and aerospace vehicles at supersonic speeds. Known to have been used for 147 major launches from 1948 to 1959, reaching up to 235 kilometers altitude. More...

Holloman ZEL Chronology


1948 December 1 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman ZEL. LV Family: Matador. Launch Vehicle: Matador.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 12 km (7 mi).

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