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Sonmiani



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Sonmiani
Credit: © Mark Wade
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Sonmiani
Location of Sonmiani
Credit: © Mark Wade
Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 90 launches from 1962 to 2007, reaching up to 423 kilometers altitude.

Location: Sonmiani Range, Baluchistan.
Longitude: 66.7488 deg.
Latitude: 25.1924 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Apache The Apache upper stage was an improved version of the Cajun. The Thiokol engine used aluminised polyurethane propellant with a higher specific impulse and phenolic lining in the steel nozzle. Cost to NASA was $ 6,000 per rocket. The Apache could be used in a single stage version, but was normally used with a booster stage, usually the Nike. More...
  • Belier Family of sounding rockets, developed by Sud Aviation, with the only or upper stage being variants of the Belier stage powered by a Jericho rocket motor. These were the most significant series of French civilian suborbital rockets. Manufacturing licenses were sold to India and Pakistan, becoming the basis of their rocket industries. More...
  • Cajun The Cajun research rocket was developed as a dimensionally-similar but higher performance successor to the Deacon. More...
  • Loki American unguided solid-propellant barrage anti-aircraft rocket adapted to use as a meteorological sounding rocket. More...
  • Petrel Petrel was a larger sounding rocket built by Bristol Aerojet using the same tube-launch technique as Skua. A total of 240 Petrels were launched from 1967-1982 from many sites around the world. More...
  • Shaheen Pakistani ballistic missile family, starting with license-assembled Chinese DF-15's and progressing to indigenous models. More...
  • Skua In 1959, the Royal Meteorological Office's High Altitude Research Unit contracted with Bristol Aerojet and RPE Wescott to develop a low-cost meteorological rocket designed to reach altitudes of 80 km. The resulting Skua design consisted of Chick boosters which burned for 0.2 seconds to blast the rocket 20 m above the 5 m launch tube. Then the Bantam second stage would ignite and boost the payload to altitude. Four Skua variants were flown over the years. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Nike Cajun American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle sounding rocket consisting of a Nike booster together with a Cajun upper stage. Aside from the Soviet MMR-06, the Nike-Cajun was the most often launched sounding rocket. The Cajun motor was developed for NASA in the 1950's by Thiokol, providing a more modern but still affordable replacement for the World War II-era Deacon. More...
  • Nike Apache American sounding rocket. The most popular sounding rocket introduced during the early 1960's was this two-stage, solid-propellant vehicle consisting of a Nike booster and Apache upper stage. More...
  • Centaure French sounding rocket. Two stage sounding rocket. The Belier I II, or III single stage sounding rocket was augmented by a Venus booster with 94 kg of solid propellant. The rocket was spin stabilised by small solid rocket engines on the four fins. More...
  • Dragon 1 French sounding rocket. Two stage sounding rocket. The Belier upper stage was augmented by a Stromboli booster with 686 kg of solid propellant. The rocket was spin stabilised by small solid rocket engines on the four fins. More...
  • Petrel 1 British sounding rocket. Petrel was a larger sounding rocket built by Bristol Aerojet using the same launch technique as Skua. Three Chick rockets blasted the upper stage and payload out of a 10-m long launch tube. The 4.5 kN Lapwing second stage burned for 30 seconds. A unique aspect was that the Chick boosters could be recovered and reloaded with propellant. More...
  • Skua 2 Skua 2 was used 4 Chick boosters and a lengthened Bantam motor to take more complex 5 kg scientific payloads to 100 km altitude. More than fifty Skua 2's were fired between 1967 and 1972 as part of the British national space program. More...
  • Dragon 2B French sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Stromboli + 1 x Belier II More...
  • Abdali Pakistani single-stage solid propellant tactical ballistic missile. Indigenous Pakistani design, developed by the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO). More...
  • Abdali Pakistani single-stage solid propellant tactical ballistic missile. Indigenous Pakistani design, developed by the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO). More...
  • Shaheen 1 Pakistani mobile single-stage solid propellant intermediate range ballistic missile, a license-assembled Chinese DF-15. First flown in 1999. Entered service 2003. Project managed by Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. More...
  • Shaheen 2 Pakistani mobile two-stage solid propellant intermediate range ballistic missile developed by Pakistan, derived from Chinese technology. First flight March 9, 2004. Range extended from 2,500 km to 3,500 km during development. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Suparco Pakistani manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft. Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission, Pakistan. More...

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

Sonmiani Chronology


1962 June 7 - . 14:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun Rehbar 1.
  • Sodium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1962 June 11 - . 14:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun Rehbar 2.
  • Sodium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 116 km (72 mi).

1963 May 16 - . 14:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun NASA 10.77IA.
  • Rehbar 3? (Na) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).

1964 March 18 - . 14:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1964 April 9 - . 14:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Apache. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache. LV Configuration: Nike Apache NASA 14.134IA.
  • Rehbar 4? (Na) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1964 October 21 - . 13:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1964 November 30 - . 13:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Apache. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache. LV Configuration: Nike Apache NASA 14.135IA.
  • Rehbar 5 (Na) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1964 December 1 - . 01:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Apache. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache. LV Configuration: Nike Apache NASA 14.136IA.
  • Rehbar 6 (Na) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 December 16 - . 13:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1965 January 13 - . 14:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1965 February 17 - . 13:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO 15 / 65? Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1965 March 17 - . 17:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO 16 / 65 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1965 April 29 - . 17:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun NASA 10.94IA.
  • Rehbar 7 (Grenades) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1965 April 30 - . 18:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun NASA 10.95IA.
  • Rehbar 8 (Grenades) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1965 October 20 - . 12:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO 17 / 65 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1965 November 17 - . 12:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO 18 / 65 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1966 January 12 - . 12:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO 19 / 66 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 58 km (36 mi).

1966 January 26 - . 12:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO 20 / 66 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 61 km (37 mi).

1966 February 16 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO 21 / 66 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi).

1966 February 16 - . 13:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • SUPARCO 22 / 66 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 February 25 - . 13:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Apache. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache. LV Configuration: Nike Apache NASA 14.211IA.
  • Rehbar 9 (Na) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1966 February 26 - . 13:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Apache. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache. LV Configuration: Nike Apache NASA 14.212IA.
  • Rehbar 10 (Na) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1966 March 16 - . 15:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO 23.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 62 km (38 mi).

1966 March 24 - . 15:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun NASA 10.180IM.
  • Rehbar 11 (Grenades) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1966 March 25 - . 05:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO 24.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 66 km (41 mi).

1966 March 27 - . 17:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Apache. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache. LV Configuration: Nike Apache NASA 14.165IM.
  • Rehbar 12 (Grenades) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1966 April 13 - . 12:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-025/66.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 62 km (38 mi).

1966 April 26 - . 00:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Apache. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache. LV Configuration: Nike Apache NASA 14.249IM.
  • Rehbar 13 (Gren / TMA) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1966 May 18 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-026/66.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 62 km (38 mi).

1966 June 15 - . 14:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-027/66.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi).

1966 July 13 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-028/66.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 August 17 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-029/66.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 62 km (38 mi).

1966 October 12 - . 14:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-031/66.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi).

1966 November 16 - . 14:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-032/66.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi).

1967 May 3 - . 14:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure. LV Configuration: Centaure Rehbar 15.
1967 May 5 - . 14:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Dragon 1. LV Configuration: Dragon D-33.
  • Shahpar-1 test - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 423 km (262 mi).

1967 May 7 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure. LV Configuration: Centaure Rehbar 16.
1967 November 29 - . 01:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Apache. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache. LV Configuration: Nike Apache NASA 14.250IM.
  • Rehbar 14 (Grenades) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1967 November 29 - . 02:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-033/67.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1967 December 12 - . 09:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-034/67.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).

1968 March 23 - . 14:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure. LV Configuration: Centaure Rehbar 17.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 131 km (81 mi).

1968 March 29 - . 14:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Dragon 1. LV Configuration: Dragon D-34.
  • Shahpar-2 test - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 420 km (260 mi).

1968 April 3 - . 00:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure. LV Configuration: Centaure Rehbar 18.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 119 km (73 mi).

1969 February 9 - . 13:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure. LV Configuration: Centaure Rehbar 19. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 55 km (34 mi).

1969 February 13 - . 13:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure. LV Configuration: Centaure Rehbar 20. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 12 km (7 mi).

1969 March 31 - . 14:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 2B. LV Configuration: Centaure 2B SUP.
  • Rehnuma 1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1969 June 20 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 59 km (36 mi).

1969 July 16 - . 14:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1969 July 30 - . 14:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi).

1969 August 15 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1969 September 10 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).

1969 October 22 - . 14:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-047/69.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).

1969 November 19 - . 14:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-048/69.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi).

1969 November 20 - . 13:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-049/69.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi).

1969 December 17 - . 13:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-050/69.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).

1969 December 31 - . 13:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-051/69.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 January 14 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-052/69.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 January 14 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-053/69?.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 January 14 - . 15:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-054/69.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 56 km (34 mi).

1970 February 11 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-055/70.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).

1970 March 11 - . 15:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-056/70.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 March 11 - . 16:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-057/70.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi).

1970 March 27 - . 15:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun Rehbar 21.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1970 March 28 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun. LV Configuration: Nike Cajun Rehbar 22.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 141 km (87 mi).

1970 March 28 - . 16:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-058/70.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).

1970 April 15 - . 13:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-059/70.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 April 15 - . 14:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-060/70.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 66 km (41 mi).

1970 June 17 - . 14:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-062/70.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi).

1970 July 15 - . 15:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart. LV Configuration: Judi-Dart SUPARCO-063/70.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).

1970 October 21 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 November 25 - . 13:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 December 30 - . 15:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1971 November 18 - . 01:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 1. LV Configuration: Petrel P123S/C.
  • Lithium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1971 November 25 - . 01:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 1. LV Configuration: Petrel P124S/C.
  • Lithium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1972 April 7 - . 14:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1. LV Configuration: Centaure 1 Rehbar 23.
  • Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1972 April 8 - . 14:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1. LV Configuration: Centaure 1 Rehbar 24.
  • Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1972 April 28 - . 00:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Dragon 2B. LV Configuration: Dragon 2B SUP.
  • Shahpar-3 Test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).

1973 March 14 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2. LV Configuration: Skua 2 SUPARCO/MR/71.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1973 March 15 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2. LV Configuration: Skua 2 SUPARCO/MR/72.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 58 km (36 mi).

1973 April 18 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2. LV Configuration: Skua 2 SUPARCO/MR/73.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SUPARCO. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1999 January 15 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1999 April 15 - . 04:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2002 October 4 - . 02:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2002 October 8 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2004 March 9 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2.
  • Shaheen 2 test - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi). Summary: Some sources give missile as Shaheen 3..

2005 March 19 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2.
  • Shaheen 2 test - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2006 April 29 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2006 November 29 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1. LV Configuration: Shaheen 1 Haft-4.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2007 February 23 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2007 March 3 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. Launch Vehicle: Abdali.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2008 January 25 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1. LV Configuration: Shaheen 1 Haft-4.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2008 April 19 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2. LV Configuration: Shaheen 2 Haft-6.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2008 April 21 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 2. LV Configuration: Shaheen 2 Haft-6.
  • - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

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