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Jiu Peng AB


Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 5 launches from 1998 to 2006, reaching up to 282 kilometers altitude.

Location: Pingtung.
Longitude: 120.4620 deg.
Latitude: 22.6727 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Terrier Standard US Navy surface-to-air missile developed during the 1950's. Modified single stage Navy Terrier missiles were used as sounding rockets, sometimes supplemented with upper stages. More...

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Jiu Peng AB Chronology


1998 December 15 - . Launch Site: Jiu Peng AB. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Sounding Rocket. LV Configuration: Sounding Rocket 1.
  • Test flight test - . Nation: Taiwan. Agency: NSPO. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

2001 October 24 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Jiu Peng AB. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Sounding Rocket. LV Configuration: Sounding Rocket 2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • TMA Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Taiwan. Agency: NSPO. Apogee: 2.00 km (1.20 mi).

2003 December 24 - . 15:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Jiu Peng AB. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Sounding Rocket. LV Configuration: Sounding Rocket 3.
  • TMA Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Taiwan. Agency: NSPO. Apogee: 265 km (164 mi).

2004 December 14 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Jiu Peng AB. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Sounding Rocket. LV Configuration: Sounding Rocket 4.
  • Space science Ionosphere / aeronomy mission - . Nation: Taiwan. Agency: NSPO. Apogee: 265 km (164 mi).

2006 January 18 - . 11:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Jiu Peng AB. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Sounding Rocket. LV Configuration: Sounding Rocket 5.
  • Space science Ionosphere / aeronomy mission - . Nation: Taiwan. Agency: NSPO. Apogee: 282 km (175 mi).

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