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Palmachim SH


Shavit pad, Palmachim Beach

Longitude: 34.6802 deg.
Latitude: 31.8848 deg.

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Associated Launch Sites
  • Palmachim Israeli coastal missile test site from which the Shavit satellite launch vehicle is also launched. A due-west launch over the Mediterranean is required to avoid overflying Arab countries, resulting in unique orbital inclinations and directions.

    The site was known to have been used for 40 launches from 1987 to 2007. More...


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