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Zingst



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Zingst
Location of Zingst
Credit: © Mark Wade
A simple launch pad was set up at this East German firing range on the Baltic Sea for some of the last firings of the MMR-06 sounding rocket. Known to have been used for 62 launches from 1988 to 1992, reaching up to 79 kilometers altitude.

Longitude: 12.7843 deg.
Latitude: 54.4401 deg.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • MMR-06 Russian sounding rocket. Soviet solid propellant sounding rocket, capable of lofting 5 to 11 kg to 60 km altitude. Launch mass 130 kg, 9 seconds burn time. Nose ejects at apogee. Flown in both conical nose and boosted dart configurations. More...

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Zingst Chronology


1988 October 21 - . 14:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06. FAILURE: Failure..
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 1 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi). Summary: Test launch. Earth impacted at 8 seconds. AES - R defective.

1988 November 1 - . 14:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 2 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 67 km (41 mi). Summary: Test launch. Earth impacted at 360/570 seconds. Reached 67 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1988 November 4 - . 14:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 3 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 43 km (26 mi). Summary: Test launch. Earth impacted at 250 seconds. Reached 43.1 km. Probe crashed without parachute..

1988 November 8 - . 14:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 4 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 78 km (48 mi). Summary: Test launch. Earth impacted at 637 seconds. Reached 78.3 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1988 November 22 - . 14:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 5 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 53 km (32 mi). Summary: Test launch. Earth impacted at 590 seconds. Reached 52.9 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1988 November 23 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 6 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Summary: Test launch. Earth impacted at 658 seconds. Reached 75.6 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1989 April 7 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 7 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 620 seconds. Reached 72 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1989 April 12 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 8 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 4420 seconds. Reached 75.8 km. At 776 seconds failure of T1, Tk.

1989 April 26 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 9 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 4319 seconds. Reached 74.5 km. .

1989 May 10 - . 12:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 10 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 4210 seconds. Reached 74.3 km. .

1989 May 24 - . 12:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 11 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 55 km (34 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 3299 seconds. Reached 55 km. Very early fading of signal..

1989 June 21 - . 12:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 12 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 678 seconds. Reached 76.9 km. Thermistor failed at 60 seconds, transmitter failed at 678 seconds..

1989 September 6 - . 12:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 13 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3778 seconds. Reached 74 km. .

1989 October 10 - . 13:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 14 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3780 seconds. Reached 73.5 km. T2 not centered, eventual failure through heating..

1989 October 18 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 15 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 2489 seconds. Reached 74.3 km. Probe landing speed too high..

1989 November 1 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 16 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 480 seconds. Reached 35 km. Late seperation of the dart from the motor..

1989 November 8 - . 13:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 17 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 620 seconds. Reached 73.1 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1989 December 8 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 18 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3223 seconds. Reached 75.3 km. .

1989 December 20 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 19 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 78 km (48 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 2205 seconds. Reached 78 km. Protective cap only deployed after 135 seconds..

1990 January 10 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 20 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3467 seconds. Reached 74.8 km. .

1990 January 19 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 21 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 55 km (34 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 514 seconds. Reached 55 km. Poor seperation of the dart from the engine..

1990 February 14 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 22 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 2437 seconds. Reached 79.4 km. Landing speed of the probe too high. Protective cap only deployed after 168 seconds..

1990 March 21 - . 13:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1990 March 28 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 24 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 4296 seconds. Reached 74.3 km. .

1990 May 9 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 25 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 4061 seconds. Reached 74.5 km. T2 immobile..

1990 May 11 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 26 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 4467 seconds. Reached 74.3 km. T2 immobile..

1990 May 30 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 27 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 66 km (41 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 4271 seconds. Reached 74.4 km. .

1990 June 8 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 28 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3242 seconds. Reached 65.7 km. .

1990 June 13 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 29 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3826 seconds. Reached 76.4 km. Soviet Thermistor..

1990 June 20 - . 12:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 30 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 4292 seconds. Reached 77.1 km. Soviet Thermistor..

1990 September 12 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 31 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 1260 seconds. Reached 77.2 km. Rip in parachute..

1990 September 26 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 32 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 4010 seconds. Reached 79 km. Probe landing speed too high. Tk torn off, only wind measurements possible. .

1990 October 5 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 33 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 38 km (23 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 530 seconds. Reached 38.4 km. No seperation of the dart from the engine, parachute deployed at 25.9 km altitude. .

1990 October 12 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 34 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 53 km (32 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 0 seconds. Reached 52.8 km. No seperation of the dart from the engine, total failure of the probe..

1990 October 17 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 35 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 1790 seconds. Reached 77.1 km. .

1990 October 17 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 36 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 1136 seconds. Reached 79.5 km. Parachute function greatly hampered..

1990 November 2 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 37 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 42 km (26 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 592 seconds. Reached 42 km. No seperation of the dart from the engine, no seperation of the probe..

1990 November 2 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 38 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 256 seconds. Reached 74 km. No seperation of the probe..

1990 November 23 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 39 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 2199 seconds. Reached 68 km. .

1990 December 5 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 40 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 605 seconds. Reached 74.9 km. .

1990 December 14 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 41 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 1900 seconds. Reached 72 km. HW poorly received. AES - R defective.

1990 December 19 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 42 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 66 km (41 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 600 seconds. Reached 65.5 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1990 December 19 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 43 - . Nation: USSR. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 648 seconds. Reached 71 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1992 February 14 - . 07:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 44 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3729 seconds. Reached 69.9 km. .

1992 February 19 - . 07:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 45 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3992 seconds. Reached 73.4 km. .

1992 February 21 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 46 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 625 seconds. Reached 76.7 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1992 February 26 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 47 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 55 km (34 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 1811 seconds. Reached 54.6 km. Poor tracking after 1595 seconds..

1992 February 26 - . 08:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 48 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 54 km (33 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3074 seconds. Reached 53.6 km. .

1992 February 28 - . 07:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 49 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 580 seconds. Reached 69.8 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1992 March 6 - . 07:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06. FAILURE: Failure.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 50 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 49 km (30 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 570 seconds. Reached 49.3 km. No seperation of the dart from the engine, parachute did not function..

1992 March 6 - . 08:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 51 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 625 seconds. Reached 79.6 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1992 March 11 - . 07:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 52 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 559 seconds. Reached 76.4 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1992 March 11 - . 08:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 53 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 599 seconds. Reached 73.7 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1992 March 20 - . 07:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06. FAILURE: Failure.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 54 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 37 km (22 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 535 seconds. Reached 36.6 km. No seperation of the dart from the engine..

1992 March 20 - . 08:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 55 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 3993 seconds. Reached 74.6 km. .

1992 March 25 - . 07:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 56 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 51 km (31 mi). Summary: Partial success. Earth impacted at 1771 seconds. Reached 51.3 km. Poor seperation of the dart from the engine, parachute did not fully deploy..

1992 March 25 - . 08:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06. FAILURE: No signal received after launch..
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 57 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 51 km (31 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful..

1992 March 27 - . 07:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 58 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 4317 seconds. Reached 72.9 km. .

1992 April 1 - . 06:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 59 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 52 km (32 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 589 seconds. Reached 52 km. Poor seperation of the dart from the engine..

1992 April 3 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06. FAILURE: No separation of the probe..
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 60 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 258 seconds..

1992 April 3 - . 07:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 61 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi). Summary: Unsuccessful. Earth impacted at 595 seconds. Reached 75 km. Probe crashed with no braking..

1992 April 10 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Zingst. Launch Vehicle: MMR-06.
  • MMR06-M Zingst launch 62 - . Nation: Russia. Agency: GMS. Apogee: 67 km (41 mi). Summary: Successful. Earth impacted at 4054 seconds. Reached 66.7 km. .

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