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Vandenberg 395-B


Titan launch silo.

Longitude: -120.6072 deg.
Latitude: 34.7825 deg.
First Launch: 1964.02.17.
Last Launch: 1969.05.20.
Number: 16 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Titan 2 American intercontinental ballistic missile. ICBM, developed also as the launch vehicle for the manned Gemini spacecraft in the early 1960's. When the ICBM's were retired in the 1980's they were refurbished and a new series of launches began. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Vandenberg Vandenberg Air Force Base is located on the Central Coast of California about 240 km northwest of Los Angeles. It is used for launches of unmanned government and commercial satellites into polar orbit and intercontinental ballistic missile test launches toward the Kwajalein Atoll. More...

Vandenberg 395-B Chronology


1964 February 17 - . 16:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-15.
  • Research and development test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi).

1964 August 13 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-7.
  • Gentle Annie - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi). Summary: Demonstration and shakedown operations launch.

1965 March 25 - . 02:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-60.
  • Arctic Sun operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi).

1965 May 21 - . 23:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-51.
  • Front Sight operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi).

1965 July 21 - . 18:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-62.
  • Long Ball operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi).

1965 September 21 - . 14:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-58.
  • Bold Guy operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi).

1965 November 30 - . 14:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-4.
  • Cross Fire operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi).

1966 February 17 - . 09:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-61.
  • Black Hawk operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi).

1966 April 20 - . 08:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-55.
  • Long Light operational test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi).

1966 July 22 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-95.
  • Giant Train - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi). Summary: ST Test mission.

1966 November 24 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-68.
  • Bubble Girl - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi). Summary: Follow-on operational missile test.

1967 April 12 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-81.
  • Glamour Girl - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi). Summary: Follow-on operational missile test.

1967 June 23 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-70.
  • Buggy Wheel - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi). Summary: Follow-on operational missile test.

1967 September 11 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-21.
  • Glowing Bright - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi). Summary: FOT GB44 Follow-on Test launch.

1968 February 28 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-88.
  • Glory Trip 04T - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi). Summary: FOT GT04T Follow-on Test launch.

1969 May 20 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 395-B. LV Family: Titan. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan II B-83.
  • Glory Trip 39T - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 1,300 km (800 mi). Summary: FOT GT39T Follow-on Test launch.

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