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Kindley COOP


Deacon, Arcas launch complex. Kindley AFB, Coopers Island

Longitude: -64.6858 deg.
Latitude: 32.3618 deg.
First Launch: 1962.01.21.
Last Launch: 1966.02.11.
Number: 14 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Arcas American sounding rocket. The Arcas (All-Purpose Rocket for Collecting Atmospheric Soundings) was developed by the Atlantic Research Corporation for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) with the support of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics and the Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories. Primarily a meteorological rocket, the Arcas was first fired in July 1959. The single-stage version was designed to lift 5.4 kg to 64 km. For more demanding missions, several versions of boosted Arcas were developed, as well as a stretched Super Arcas motor. More...
  • Deacon Judi American test vehicle. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Deacon + 1 x Judi III More...

Kindley COOP Chronology


1962 January 21 - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1962 January 21 - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1963 April 30 - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Deacon Judi.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1963 April 30 - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Deacon Judi.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1966 February 10 - . 04:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Arcasonde 1A Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 10 - . 06:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Sphere Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 10 - . 07:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Arcasonde 1A Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 10 - . 08:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Sphere Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 11 - . 00:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Sphere Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 11 - . 01:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Arcasonde 1A Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 11 - . 02:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Sphere Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 11 - . 03:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Sphere Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 11 - . 22:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Arcasonde 1A Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 11 - . 23:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Weather mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: MRN. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

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