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Aerobee
Aerobee
Aerobee
American sounding rocket. In late 1945 James Van Allen was assigned by John Hopkins University to survey sounding rocket requirements for upper atmosphere research. The V-2 was found to be too heavy and complex. In 1946 Van Allen decided that what was needed was a small rocket, derived from the Aerojet Wac Corporal and the Bumblebee missile developed under a US Navy program. This combination of an Aerojet booster and a Bumblebee second stage was dubbed the Aerobee. Aerobees were launched for 53 m tall launch towers to provide the necessary stability until enough speed had been gained for the fins to be effective in controlling the rocket. Launch towers were built at White Sands, Fort Churchill, Wallops Island, and aboard the research ship USN Norton Sound. The Aerobee could take 68 kg to 130 km altitude.

Status: Retired 1985. First Launch: 1957-07-16. Last Launch: 1959-11-30. Number: 35 . Payload: 68 kg (149 lb). Thrust: 18.00 kN (4,046 lbf). Gross mass: 727 kg (1,602 lb). Height: 7.80 m (25.50 ft). Diameter: 0.38 m (1.24 ft). Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

Aerobees were launched for 53 m tall launch towers to provide the necessary stability until enough speed had been gained for the fins to be effective in controlling the rocket. Launch towers were built at White Sands, Fort Churchill, Wallops Island, and aboard the research ship USN Norton Sound. The Aerobee could take 68 kg to 130 km altitude.

From Aerojet - The Creative Company, 1995:

The origins of Aerojet's sounding rockets lie in the development of the thrust chamber assembly for the Nike Ajax surface to air missile. Douglas Aircraft Co. (the vehicle contractor) let a contract to Aerojet on January 1, 1946 for a 21AL-2600, regeneratively cooled, pressure fed unit using RFNA and a 65%-35% mixture of aniline and furfuryl alcohol propellant. Development and early production of some 6600 thrust chambers and more than 100 complete engines was successful. However, the rest of the main production orders for the liquid rocket portions of the 16,000 operational missiles were given to Bell Aircraft. We did get to supply several thousand of the inertially activated pressure regulators. This was the first major operational surface to air missile in the United States, and was widely used by at least eleven other countries. The U. S. Army had converted to Nike Hercules by 1960, and some 7000 training flights of the Ajax worldwide, had been made by 1978.

During WW II, Aerojet also provided some support for early work by GALCIT on their Private and Corporal missiles. Some of these missiles were converted to sounding rocket service and WAC-Corporal sounding rockets were launched in late 1945. Dr James Van Allen, then supervisor of the High Altitude Research Group of the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) at Johns Hopkins University, visited Dr. Rolf Sabersky at Aerojet in 1946 to survey its rocket capabilities, which of course, included Ajax. As a result, he persuaded the Navy to support development and initial production of what came to be known as the Aerobee family. Dr. Van Allen was also in charge of the sounding rocket part of the APL Bumblebee (tactical solid rocket) program and coined the name Aerobee as a contraction of the Aerojet and Bumblebee names.

In December 1947 the Navy gave a contract to Aerojet for the development of the entire Aerobee sounding rocket, later known as the Aerobee 100. In those days, the preliminary design: activity was simple, direct, and effective - as described by Carson Hawk: "One day Young and I were assigned to prepare a preliminary design for a high altitude sounding rocket The next day we visited Caltech to review the data they had gathered on a similar rocket which they had tested in their wind tunnel. It was somewhat smaller as it was based on a 1500 lbf thrust chamber. We came back to Aerojet, and the next day laid out the Aerobee sounding rocket. We did a fairly complete weight analysis based on the known specific impulse for the 2600 lbf thrust chamber with RFNA and aniline/furfural alcohol propellants and the GALCIT drag data. We also did a prediction of burnout altitude and final altitude utilizing stepwise integration run on an electromechanical Marchant calculator. The first flights showed the design to be conservative by about 5%."

The contract included the 2.5KS-18000 solid booster, fins, nose cone, and all the other components needed to make a complete launch vehicle. Although the motor was a slightly modified Nike Ajax, it was now defined as a 45AL-2600, and with a new AJ10 series number. The same propellants were used, and the in-line, integral oxidizer, fuel and air pressurizing tanks constituted the main vehicle structure. In 1950, pressurization was changed to helium.

Initially the 2600 lbf thrust regeneratively cooled motor suffered a number of burnouts in the converging section of the nozzle. It used a spiral flow, fuel cooled configuration, with the fins that directed the flow being welded to the outside of the chamber wall and machined for a close fit with the inside of the cylindrical outer case and a smooth filler block in the nozzle area. A very simple change solved the problem permanently. It seemed likely that the chamber might be undergoing elongation and distortion from the thermal and pressure loads, and thus the filler block would lose contact with the tops of the fins. This allowed axial bypassing (and reduced velocity) of the coolant flow that might be causing the hot spots. The fix was to move the fins from the OD of the nozzle to the ID of the filler block, and to cut the block into two sections that were spring loaded in the fore and aft direction. This resulted in maintaining contact with both the converging and diverging portions of the nozzle wall, and no bypassing. It worked like a charm on all subsequent Aerobees and the B-47 motors.

In 1955 the 4000 lbf thrust model was introduced as the AJ10-24, and later as the AJ11-21. Chemical pressurization was developed for both the 2600 and 4000 lbf models, but Helium was generally preferred. This thrust chamber assembly was used in all subsequent 150, 150A and 170 vehicles. In the 1952-53 time period a larger vehicle with greater propellant capacity and increased thrust and nozzle expansion ratio motor was developed, and was known as the Aerobee 300. The 4000 lbf unit with a nozzle expansion ratio of only 4.6 actually produced. 4100 lbf thrust at sea level, and 4728 lbf at altitude. The 300 series (using the AJ60-92 motor) with the 10 to 1 nozzle produced a vacuum thrust of 5074 lbf. During 1965-66 the Aerobee 350 was developed, and this used a cluster of four 150 motors with a Nike solid rocket booster: Other variations included the Aerobee-Hi, the 200, and the 350A. Customers included the Army, Navy, Air Force, NASA, and a variety of other government agencies, as well as foreign users, and 1025 complete vehicles were produced.

The succession of rocket motor developments and growth was no less important than the similar activities conducted on the associated vehicle, launcher, and support parts of the system. Aerojet did the design, development, and much of the fabrication of essentially all of the Aerobee liquid second stages of the 100, 150, 150A, 170, 200, 300, and 350 units. In most cases we either supplied the Aerojet solid propellant first stages, or else specified and integrated solid first stages from other suppliers. All of the propellant feed systems used the simple pressure feed configuration with the pressurant, fuel and oxidizer tanks in line and welded into a single unit. Controls per se were non-existent, but the system was arranged to provide a smooth slow start of combustion. This provided a highly desirable "easy ride" for delicate payloads. Vehicle directional control was accomplished by simple fixed fins, which required correctly estimating the wind directions and adjusting the tower tilt accordingly. Aerojet supplied the payload mounting and related componentry, as well as the nose cone, fairings, and fins (via purchase from Douglas). Aerojet even supplied a few early payloads, and developed an attitude control system that could accurately point the payload in a selected direction - which is still being manufactured and sold to other launch vehicle users.

Aerojet's AETRON Division designed almost all of the launch towers, and handled the lubrication and erection of many of them. Locations ranged from Fort Churchill in Canada to Woomera Australia, and included at least one shipboard installation, and one pair of towers for simultaneous launches.

Support requirements were minimal - two men could do all the fueling, mounting and spaceflight preparations. Payloads were of course, dependent on their complexity, and recovery operations often took on the appearance of a "hounds and hare" chase across the desert to find and recover the payloads. In later years, some flights parachuted the entire vehicle back for refurbishment and reuse.

Sounding rockets were crucial to our early understanding of the upper atmosphere, and near space environment. They also provided invaluable information on the lower atmosphere and surface environment, oceans, winds, weather, and many phenomenon of interest to the military. Their third major area of use was the early examination of outer space, the sun, planets and other astral bodies. A large part of this understanding was obtained using sounding rockets, in most cases launched by Aerojet. In fact, Aerojet sounding rockets made up 51% of all U. S. sounding rocket launches (184) and reached the highest altitude (290 km) in the period before satellites, if the captured V-2s are excluded.

Aerojet and Bristol Aerospace Ltd of Winnipeg Canada formed a joint venture to share sounding rocket technology, and this lasted from 1958 to 1974. The first sounding rocket resulting from this cooperation, the Black Brant, was launched in 1965. Bristol gradually got more and more of the orders, and essentially displaced Aerojet from the business. They have produced more than 800 Black Brants since that time, and about two thirds, of their current production is for NASA. Aerojet's Aerobee project moved from the Azusa Plant to Space launch systems in 1961, and began the attempted expansion into supplying more complex complete launch systems (some with guidance), and a much broader range of vehicle sizes and capabilities. These included the Astrobee series and a variety of configurations based on various solid propellant rockets supplied by other companies. The last of the formal Aerobee program flights was in 1984.

The Aerobee, a high altitude sounding rocket, was sponsored in 1947 by the Naval Research Laboratory. The complete vehicle was a 19 ft. long, two stage, missile configured with an ogive nose and fixed stabilizing fins. It was boosted to about 1000 ft/sec by a 2KS-22,000 solid rocket. The sustainer rocket, a 2,600 lbf thrust nitric acid/aniline and furfural alcohol unit increased the velocity of the main stage to about 5,800 ft/sec. This vertical velocity was enough to allow the stage, with its 100 lb pay load, to reach an altitude of 150 miles. The payloads were scientific instruments, housed in the nose cone. The nose cone was separated at altitude and parachuted to earth for recovery. The unit also had a telemetry link which was used for vehicle destruction, in the case of an errant flight, as well as the signal to separate the nose cone from the main vehicle.

The Aerobee was launched from a tower, approximately 100 ft high. The tower was slightly canted in the up range direction to give the vehicle a measure of direction within the Range. The first tower was designed by the architect-engineer Division (Aetron), and built at White Sands Proving Grounds. Chan Ross participated heavily in the detail design of the vehicle with Bob Young. Some novel design features were developed for the high pressure fuel and oxidizer tanks. Significant was the submerged arc welding of a special cold-rolled stainless steel (19-9DL) to withstand over 100,000 psi tensile stress across the welded section. Also the use of machined ring forgings to form the knuckle radii and skirt attachment section was considered a first. These features allowed the entire vehicle to be smaller in size than would have been possible otherwise. Bob Young, Chan Ross, and Thorpe Walker, the Project Engineer, spent many days at White Sands during the early firings.

The Aerobee Program produced a fascinating folklore of its own, which Aerojet veterans still like to recall. For instance: in the early flight tests there was considerable trouble with exactly where the vehicle was going to impact when it landed. Many of the stories concern this problem. After the vehicle reached its zenith and started back towards Earth, the aerodynamics of the fins would give it a nose down attitude. If there was any wind at all, the unit would take a slight heading into the wind, the angle depending on the wind velocity. Thus, if one were to calculate an impact point, it required a rather precise knowledge of the ballistic wind situation. This is something that could only be estimated, as it was changeable. On this one occasion at White Sands, the wind direction changed soon after launch and was blowing rather severely from the South. The tracking equipment was not in a link that could predict impact changes and, as a consequence, the destruct system was not activated. The Aerobee headed for Mexico, about fifty miles to the South. It landed a few miles outside the city limits of Juarez, killing a lone cow in a field. It was an international incident requiring an apology by the State Department. To correct the problem of Aerobees impacting out of the Range boundaries, we worked with Van Allen's people at the University of Iowa and devised a moving set of arms which remained in the field of view of one of the theodolites tracking the vehicle. The motion of the arms was such that the Aerobee would be destructed on command of the operator if the line of sight fell outside of the arm position.

Aerobee pioneered the use of high altitude photography to study meteorological phenomena including cloud patterns. From this work the concept of weather satellites and some of the sensors were derived. The first maps of the earth's atmosphere, showing variations of temperatures and pressures with altitude and variations of composition, density and turbulence between the many layers, were from sounding rocket data; much of that was from the Aerobee. Aerobee was the first U. S. space vehicle to carry mammals 2200 mph into space (1954) and return them safely --- monkeys (Patricia and Mike) and mice (Mildred and Albert). The mice became attractions at the National Zoo and Mike lived nine more years. In mid 1970's Aerobee's were built to be recovered by parachute. They were then refurbished ready to be turned around to fly again.

The largest of the Aerobee family is the Aerobee 350 (i.e. 100 lb. payload to 350 miles) sponsored by NASA. It is 50 ft long, 22 in. diameter and over 3 tons gross weight. Most Aerobees included a payload recovery system employing a parachute and using telemetry to release the payload and the parachute. Most Aerobees were launched from towers over 100 ft high designed by Aerojet's AETRON Division. The towers allow for a nearly vertical launch.

Aerobee's conception dates back to the mid 1930s when Theodore von Karman, Frank Malina and many of the Caltech staff started rocket work at the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory at Caltech. Malina's memoirs show early sponsorship by the National Academy of Sciences and the interest in operation in space well before World War II brought the need for aircraft propulsion augmentation. The early work on the missiles Private and Corporal at Caltech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) led to the WAC-Corporal sounding rocket firings in 1945. Dr. James Van Allen of the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) at Johns Hopkins University was supervisor of the High Altitude Research Group and directed operation of the APL Bumblebee series of sounding rockets. Van Allen visited Dr. Rolf Sabersky at Aerojet in 1946 to survey rocket capability. He subsequently obtained Navy Bureau of Ordnance support for an order for 20 of the Aerojet Aerobee sounding rockets.

The Aerobee name, given by Van Allen, is a contraction of AEROjet and BumbleBEE, the latter referring to the early rocket family of Van Allen's. Aerojet had supplied propulsion for both the WAC-Corporal and the Bumblebee according to an Aerojet 1948 brochure.

Development of the Nike-Ajax surface-to-air missile engine in 1946 was a major factor in Aerojet starting the Aerobee. Douglas Aircraft built the Nike-Ajax and contracted with Aerojet on New Years Day 1946 for 21 AL-2600 regeneratively cooled, pressure-fed rocket engines using RFNA and alcohol propellants. This was the first operational surface-to-air missile in the U. S. and Aerojet made 6000 of the engines. Bell Aircraft made subsequent production runs also. This engine was the basis for the first Aerobee 100.

The early development did not go completely smoothly. The engine suffered a series of burnouts due to thermal and pressure distortions which opened gaps in the coolant flow and reduced the effective velocity over the chamber wall. The fix entailed sectioning the outer walls of the cooling passages and spring loading the sections to keep gaps from opening. It worked and was used successfully on both Aerobee and B-47 projects. In about 1950 the need for higher performance and payload resulted in the development of an engine to replace the original 2600 lbf unit. Design features were essentially identical. Optional nozzle expansions were available giving either 4728 or 5074 lbf. The same propellants and almost identical feed systems were used.

During the International Geophysical Year (IGY 1957-8) for a concentrated 18 month period scores of Aerobees were launched to collect data to help meet the IGY objectives. A variation of the Aerobee 150, called Aerobee-Hi was selected for a number of flights from near the Arctic Circle at Fort Churchill near Manitoba, Canada using an Aerojet Aetron-built launch tower. It was a part of the IGY Project Arctic Circle. Aerobee-Hi got its strange name a year earlier for reaching an altitude record of 163 miles. Some of the other IGY contributions of Aerojet included building the second stage of the Vanguard space launch vehicle which launched IGY scientific earth satellites.

Photographs of star fields were being made from space decades before the Hubble Space Telescope. Although simple and small by comparison, they could train on a predetermined spot in the sky and take photographs in various spectral ranges. One example is the first wide angle ultraviolet photographs of star fields taken from an Aerobee in flight. New data was obtained on the variations in star temperatures. That same system was later used on the Apollo missions. The Aerobee's low cost and high reliability (about 97%) allowed scientists to collect vast amounts of data relatively easily as early as ten years before the Sputnik satellite. Data was obtained on the ascent and descent of the Aerobee. Data could be collected over a period of several minutes.

Sounding rocket launches were made from ground, aircraft (F-4) and also from a ship --- the USS Norton Sound. Widely dispersed launch sites ranged from near the Arctic Circle to Australia and South Africa. Aerobee was launched wherever the scientific data needed to be collected. Often data on astronomy, magnetic fields, radiation fields and other areas of interest require special locations for best readings. Ship launches were made from many locations. The ground launches were made from locations including: Wallops Island, Virginia; White Sands and Holloman AFB, New Mexico; Eglin AFB, Florida; Fort Churchill, Canada; Walker Cay; and Woomera, Australia.

It is easy to see that the Aerobee was one of the first icons that represented Aerojet to the world, especially to the scientists and professors. Dr. James Van Allen flew many experiments on Aerobee in his work on the cosmic ray phenomenon and his complete solution of that long standing problem. He discovered the radiation belt (later named the Van Allen Belt) that circles the earth from Aerobee collected data. The Norton Sound was fitted with a tower to extend Van Allen's work, and others, around the world with the Aerobee. In Van Allen's Origins of Magnetospheric Physics, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983, he said, "The immense opportunity for finally being able to make scientific observations through and above the atmosphere of the earth drove us to heroic measures and into a new style of research, very different from the laboratory type in which many of us had been trained." Aerojet's Aerobee team was certainly a part of those heroic measures.

Sounding rockets are complete rocket vehicles with multiple stages, propulsion systems, stabilizing fins, guidance and control systems, aerodynamic structures, launcher interface, payload containment, parachute recovery systems, nose cones, data recording systems, range safety destruct systems and essentially all the elements of any spaceflight rocket irrespective of the size. Launcher and range support were simple and a launch could be handled by two or three people.

These Aerobees were generally two stage rockets in series, the first stage being a solid propellant motor and a liquid propellant second stage on top. There were different family groups of Aerobees with each group given a number designation 100, 150, 170, 200 and 350. An Aerobee 150 could take a 100 lb payload to 150 miles altitude. The Aerobee 350 could lift 150 lb to 280 miles or 1000 lb (half ton) to 130 miles. All but the 350 were 15 in. diameter. The 350 employed four clustered liquid engines and a solid booster stage and is 22 in. diameter. Aerobees were known for their smooth acceleration and soft ride from special propulsion and clean aerodynamic design --- a crucial factor in protecting the special pay loads. Aerobee work was moved to Space General in El Monte about 1961 and integrated with the sounding rocket guidance work brought in by acquisition of Space Electronics. Initially the Aerobees were operated as expendable vehicles with only the payload recovered. In the 1970s provisions were added to also recover the main vehicle itself for reflight. This was long before the reusable Space Shuttle. The first Aerobees were flying only two years after World War II and five years from Aerojet's inception. The last of the formal program flights was in 1984. Al Olson has been associated with the program since 1960 and although the Aerobee's are no longer flying, a small part of his responsibility is building and selling a Mk VI Attitude Control System for rockets around the world. This was one of the Aerobee subsystems developed at Space General and refined over the years with newer technology. It remains in demand and provides a profitable and steady but relatively small income for Aerojet. The unit allows for instruments to be pointed with relative precision to obtain special data on preselected guide stars.

Al Olson said recently, "I'd like to think the Aerobee made a real difference to the company, the country and even the world from all that data and from the way the sounding rocketeering led the way to the larger rockets and larger payloads. If so, then people including Cliff Chalfant, Charlie Roth, Nick Migdal, Reed Jenkins, and Jim Taylor can know all those ruined weekends and tough travel schedules were worth it." Al has kept a tally of all the Aerojet sounding rocket flights and is one of the last of the old sounding rocketeers at Aerojet. He is a program manager on some of the latest missile defense divert and attitude control systems. Tom Sprague documented that Space General President Jack Heckel (later Aerojet President) showed his engineering talent and teamwork spirit at one of his company's Aerobee launches when some smart elbow grease was needed in that case "Rank Has Its Priorities."

The Aerobee flight log of Al Olson's shows there were 1030 flights and only 23 failures, which is an excellent record of 97.8% reliability. Tom Sprague documented a story of a recovery failure that sounds like a soap opera but was quite serious to the scientists involved. An Aerobee recovery failure caused the film of the 1971 solar eclipse to be lost in 6,000 ft of water. Gloom. Miraculously, the payload was located and recovered by a Navy deep diving vessel Euphoria! But then a mistake in the film processing lab rendered the photos useless. Double Gloom.

One Aerobee is displayed in a place of honor at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum near the Capitol Building in Washington D. C. Others are at the Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio and at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Rocket modeling enthusiasts have favored the Aerobee as a prototype for decades and Aerojet provided drawings to help. Life magazine photographer J. R. Eyerman and Aerojet technicians rigged a Life magazine camera on an Aerobee and the January 6, 1958 edition showed the earth's curvature from 107 miles high, giving the world its first view of the earth from space.

From NASA SOUNDING ROCKETS, 1958-1968 - A Historical Summary, NASA SP-4401, 1971, by William R. Corliss
...the Aerobee is a hybrid resulting from Navy development funds and Army technology (the Wac Corporal). In 1946, the scientific drawbacks of the V-2 were generally well known, as was the fact that the extant Wac Corporal was too small for much of the anticipated space research. The Aerobee program had its genesis when Merle A. Tuve and Henry H. Porter, of the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) of the Johns Hopkins University, suggested to James A. Van Allen that he survey the rockets available for scientific research within the United States. An important event during Van Allen's survey was the visit to APL by Rolf Sabersky of Aerojet Engineering Corp., the manufacturers (along with Douglas Aircraft Co.) of the Wac Corporal, in early January 1946.

Van Allen's conclusions were submitted to Tuve (then Director of APL) on January 15 in a memo entitled "Liquid Powered Sounding Rockets for High Atmospheric Studies." Essentially, Van Allen's conclusions were that no fully satisfactory sounding rockets existed and that APL should act as an agent for the Navy Bureau of Ordnance in the development and procurement of new scientific sounding rockets. Also on January 15, APL directed a letter to Aerojet requesting a detailed proposal for the delivery of 20 sounding rockets capable of carrying 68 kg (150 lb) to 60 960 m (200 000 ft). Following a conference at APL on February 2, Aerojet submitted a letter proposal on February 22 bearing the lengthy title: "Proposal to Develop Sounding Rockets Capable of Attaining Altitudes in Excess of 600 000 Feet (182 880 m) and Carry a Payload from 300 to 1500 Pounds (136 to 680 kg), This to Include Liquid Rocket Motor and Fuel Development and Also to Develop Efficient High Thrust Launching Rockets."

Meanwhile the Naval Research Laboratory, which had provided many experiments for the V-2s, was consulted. On March 1, 1946, Van Allen recommended that the Navy Bureau of Ordnance negotiate a contract with Aerojet for the procurement of 20 liquid-propellant sounding rockets, 15 of which would go to APL and 5 to NRL. The contract was formally awarded to Aerojet on May 17 for 20 XASR-1 sounding rockets. The rocket performance stipulated was the delivery of 68 kg (150 lb) of payload to over 91 440 m (300 000 ft) - obviously, the Aerobee would have to be considerably larger than the Wac Corporal. At APL, which was assigned the task of technical direction by the Navy, James A. Van Allen took charge of the Aerobee program.

The Aerobee industrial team was essentially the same as that which built the Wac Corporal. Aerojet Engineering was the prime contractor while Douglas Aircraft Co. performed aerodynamic engineering and some manufacturing. The original Aerobee was about 6 m (19 ft) long and weighed roughly 725 kg (1600 lb). It featured the same propellants as the Wac Corporal (furfuryl alcohol and red fuming nitric acid) and a 1.8-m (6-ft) solid-propellant booster that accelerated the basic vehicle to about 300 m/sec (1000 ft/sec) before dropping off.

The first Aerobee test took place at White Sands on September 25, 1947, when a dummy Aerobee was launched with a live booster to check out stage separation. Two similar tests followed in October. Then, on November 24, 1947, the first full-scale Aerobee was launched. Although the flight had to be terminated after 35 seconds because of excessive yaw, so many subsequent flights were successful that the rocket was soon renowned for its reliability - particularly in comparison with the V-2. Orders for more Aerobees from Government agencies began to arrive at Aerojet. Aerojet has made various versions of the Aerobee ever since.

Some 40 of the original Aerobee design (XASR-1) were fired.

Payload: 68 kg (149 lb) to a 130 km altitude.


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Aerobee RTV-N-8 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee XASR-1

Aerobee XASR-SC-1 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee XASR-1

Aerobee RTV-A-1 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee XASR-1

Aerobee RTV-N-10 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee XASR-1

Aerobee XASR-SC-2 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee XASR-1

Aerobee RTV-A-1b American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee XASR-1

Aerobee RTV-A-1a American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee AJ10-25

Aerobee RTV-A-1c American sounding rocket. Single stage vehicle.

Aerobee RTV-N-10b American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee AJ10-24

Aerobee RTV-N-10c American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee AJ10-34

Aerobee Hi American sounding rocket. Aerobee Hi was a development of the basic Aerobee with longer propellant tanks, improved materials, a better propellant fraction, and smaller fins. 9.3 m l x 0.39 m dia. The booster stage fired for 2.5 seconds and took the rocket to 270 m altitude and 820 kph. The upper stage then fired for 25 seconds, burning out at 40 km altitude travelling at 6400 kph. Thereafter the payload would coast up to 270 km altitude before falling back toward earth.

Aerobee AJ10-27 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee AJ10-27

Aerobee RTV-N-10a American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee AJ10-25

Aerobee AJ10-34 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee AJ10-34

Aerobee AJ10-25 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee AJ10-25

Aerobee 100 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee 100

Aerobee 300 American sounding rocket. The Aerobee 300, also called the Sparrowbee, consisted of an Aerobee 150 or Aerobee 180 lower stage with a 20 cm diameter Sparrow rocket as an upper stage. The Sparrow would ignite at 35 km altitude at 53 seconds into the flight, and boost the payload to 10,000 kph, allowing it to coast up to 420 km apogee. The rocket was designed for studies of the sun above the atmosphere and was only fired from Fort Churchill (the White Sands range was too small to cover the possible impact points of the high-altitude rocket).

Aerobee 75 American sounding rocket. Single stage vehicle.

Aerobee 150 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee 150.

Aerobee 150A American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Aerobee Booster + 1 x Aerobee 150A

Aerobee 300A American sounding rocket. Aerobee 300A used a four-fin Aerobee 150A second stage rather than the older three-fin 150.

Aerobee 350 American sounding rocket. In March 1957 an Aerojet engineer conceived of the 'ultimate Aerobee', with the body diameter increased to 46 cm diameter and powered by four engines.

Aerobee 150 MI American sounding rocket.

Aerobee 170 American sounding rocket. Two stage sounding rocket consisting of a solid Nike booster paired with an Aerobee 150 liquid-propellant second stage.

Aerobee 150 MII American sounding rocket.

Aerobee 170B American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Nike + 1 x Aerobee 150

Aerobee 170A American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Nike + 1 x Aerobee 150

Aerobee 200A American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Nike + 1 x AJ60-92

Aerobee 200 American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Nike + 1 x AJ60-92

Aerobee 150A MII American sounding rocket.

Country: USA. Engines: Aerobee engine. Launch Sites: White Sands, White Sands LC35, Holloman, Holloman A, Fort Churchill. Stages: Aerobee 150-2, 2.5KS18000. Agency: Aerojet. Bibliography: 17, 2, 378, 563, 8094.

1946 May 17 - . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Aerobee rocket project begun. - . Nation: USA. Original design and development of Aerobee sounding rocket begun when contract was given to Aerojet Engineering Corp..

1947 September 25 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Dummy launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi). Dummy firing, no upper-air research experiment..

1947 October 2 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Dummy launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi). Dummy firing, no upper-air research experiment..

1947 October 31 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Dummy launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi). Dummy firing, no upper-air research experiment..

1947 November 24 - . 17:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Particles Chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 56 km (34 mi). Dummy firing, no upper-air research experiment. First complete Aerobee rocket was fired to a height of 190,000 feet from White Sands Proving Ground, N. Mex..

1948 March 5 - . 22:51 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Particles Chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 118 km (73 mi). Cosmic radiation research. Launched at 1020 local time. Reached 117.5 km..

1948 April 13 - . 21:41 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • B field Magnetosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 114 km (70 mi). Magnetic field research. Launched at 1551 local time. Reached 114.3 km..

1948 July 26 - . 16:47 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Earth imaging mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 113 km (70 mi).

    Photography research. Launched at 1441 local time. Reached 112.7 km. Two separate rockets fired from White Sands, one a V-2 which reached an altitude of 87 km, the other a Navy Aerobee which reached an altitude of 112.7 km, carried cameras which photographed the curvature of the earth.


1948 August 6 - . 01:37 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Aerobee Venus 1 Aeronomy / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 98 km (60 mi). Solar radiation, pressure, temperature research. Launched at 1837 local time. Reached 96.6 km..

1948 November 2 - . 00:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • CR / Solar Particles / solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 91 km (56 mi). Cosmic radiation, solar radiation research. Launched at 0947 local time. Reached 91 km..

1948 December 9 - . 22:38 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Air sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 91 km (56 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1538 local time. Reached 91.6 km..

1949 January 29 - . 06:17 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Venus 2 Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 96 km (59 mi). Cosmic radiation, solar radiation, pressure, temperature, ionosphere research. Launched at 2317 local time. Reached 96.6 km..

1949 February 1 - . 18:38 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8. FAILURE: Failure..
  • Venus 3 Solar ultraviolet and x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1138 local time. Failure..

1949 March 1 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ship launch test - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi). Dummy firing, no upper-air research experiment. Launched at 1715 local time..

1949 March 17 - . 23:20 GMT - . Launch Pad: Pacific Ocean, 11.1 S x 88.4 W. Launch Platform: AVM1. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 105 km (65 mi). Cosmic radiation, magnetic field research. Reached 104.6 km. Launched from from vessel ACM1 at Atlantic Ocean Launch Site 1-1 - Latitude: 10.80 S, Longitude:89.23 W..

1949 March 22 - . 17:20 GMT - . Launch Pad: Pacific Ocean, 11.1 S x 88.4 W. Launch Platform: AVM1. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 105 km (65 mi). Cosmic radiation, magnetic field research. Launched at 1730 GMT. Reached 104.6 km. Launched by vessel AVM1 from Atlantic Ocean Launch Site 1-2 - Latitude: 11.10 S, Longitude:88.43 W..

1949 March 24 - . 15:14 GMT - . Launch Pad: Pacific Ocean, 11.3 S x 82.1 W. Launch Platform: AVM1. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8. FAILURE: Sustainer took off without booster..
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).

    Cosmic radiation, magnetic field research. Launched at 1514 GMT. A pressure valve defect resulted in the sustainer taking off without the booster; reached 6 km. Launched from vessel ACM1 Norton Sound at Atlantic Ocean Launch Site 1-3 - Latitude: 11.27 S, Longitude:82.13 W.


1949 June 2 - . 13:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Air Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 78 km (48 mi). Composition research. Launched at 0610 local time. Reached 78.4 km..

1949 June 15 - . 02:03 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Ozone spectrograph Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 109 km (67 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1903 local time. Reached 109.5 km..

1949 June 17 - . 11:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Classified mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi). Classified flight. Launched at 0450 local time. Reached 88.5 km..

1949 June 23 - . 23:21 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • CR / Solar Particles / solar x-ray / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi). Cosmic radiation, solar radiation research. Launched at 1621 local time. Reached 88.5 km..

1949 July 21 - . 16:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Air Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Composition research. Launched at 0901 local time. Reached 76.1 km..

1949 September 20 - . 17:03 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Air Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 58 km (36 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1003 local time. Reached 58.6 km..

1949 December 2 - . 22:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • MX-1011 Solar x-ray / aeronomy / imaging mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 96 km (59 mi). Solar radiation, temperature, photography research. Launched at 1520 local time. Reached 96 km. First firing of USAF Aerobee research rocket (RTV-A-1a) at Holoman AFB, the development of which was initiated earlier in the year..

1949 December 6 - . 18:32 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Air Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1132 local time. Reached 64.9 km..

1949 December 7 - . 00:16 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Air Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1949 December 15 - . 17:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • MX-1011 Solar x-ray / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi). Solar radiation, pressure, temperature, photography research. Launched at 1010 local time. Reached 0.3 km..

1950 January 15 - . 23:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Bering Sea. Launch Pad: 58.0 N x 170.0 W. Launch Platform: AVM1. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Particles mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi). Cosmic radiation research. Launched at 2345 GMT. Reached 72.4 km. Launched from from vessel ACM1 at Bering Sea Launch Site 1 (APL Aerobee/Norton Sound) - Latitude: 58.00 N, Longitude:170.00 W..

1950 January 18 - . 23:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Bering Sea. Launch Pad: 50.0 N x 170.0 W. Launch Platform: AVM1. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Particles mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi). Cosmic radiation research. Launched at 2317 GMT. Reached 80.5 km. Launched from from vessel ACM1 at Bering Sea Launch Site 2 (APL Aerobee/Norton Sound) - Latitude: 50.00 N, Longitude:170.00 W..

1950 February 14 - . 23:14 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-8.
  • Cosmic gamma Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 87 km (54 mi). Cosmic radiation, pressure, temperature research. Launched at 1614 local time. Reached 87.6 km..

1950 February 22 - . 00:54 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Air Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 49 km (30 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1754 local time. Reached 49.1 km..

1950 March 4 - . 00:36 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi). Temperature research. Launched at 1736 local time. Reached 72.4 km..

1950 March 14 - . 20:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Solar X-rays / Airglow Solar x-ray / ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi). Solar radiation, sky brightness research. Launched at 1343 local time. Reached 3.2 km..

1950 April 26 - . 01:11 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Air Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1811 local time. Reached 99.5 km..

1950 May 12 - . 12:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Particles mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi). Cosmic radiation research. Launched at 0530 local time. Reached 88.1 km..

1950 May 26 - . 19:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Insolation Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 67 km (41 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1243 local time. Reached 67.6 km..

1950 June 2 - . 17:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Optical Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 24 km (14 mi). Sky brightness research. Launched at 1007 local time. Reached 24.8 km..

1950 June 20 - . 15:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • UM T / p Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 93 km (57 mi). Temperature, pressure research. Launched at 0838 local time. Reached 92.6 km..

1950 July 14 - . 08:39 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 0139 local time. Reached 69.2 km..

1950 August 3 - . 23:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. Launch Pad: LC35?. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Sunfollower / SX Solar ultraviolet and x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 6.00 km (3.70 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1652 local time. Reached 6 km..

1950 August 17 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi). Composition research. Launched at 0845 local time. Reached 101.4 km..

1950 October 12 - . 19:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Photo / Temp Imaging mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 87 km (54 mi). Photography research. Launched at 1236 local time. Reached 91.3 km..

1950 October 17 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2100 local time. Reached 80.5 km..

1950 October 18 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 85 km (52 mi).

1950 October 27 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi). Composition research. Launched at 0630 local time. Reached 80.2 km..

1950 November 2 - . 16:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi). Airglow research. Launched at 0929 local time. Reached 91.8 km..

1950 December 11 - . 17:04 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Probe Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2106 local time. Reached 83.9 km..

1950 December 12 - . 04:06 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 84 km (52 mi).

1950 December 12 - . 09:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi).

1950 December 12 - . 18:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • UM T / p Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 106 km (65 mi). Pressure, temperature research. Launched at 1126 local time. Reached 108.2 km..

1950 December 19 - . 18:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 82 km (50 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1152 local time. Reached 81.9 km..

1951 January 22 - . 22:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1555 local time. Reached 88.5 km..

1951 January 25 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Ozone Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 0800 local time. Reached 90.1 km..

1951 February 6 - . 17:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Earth photography Imaging mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: APL. Apogee: 98 km (60 mi). Photography research. Launched at 1020 local time. Reached 98.2 km..

1951 March 28 - . 23:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • GRD-2 NaCl release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 66 km (41 mi). Airglow research. Launched at 1614 local time. Reached 68 km..

1951 April 12 - . 17:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Colorado UVS Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 29 km (18 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1029 local time. Reached 20 km..

1951 April 18 - . 18:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Aeromed 1 Biological mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 61 km (37 mi). Biological research. Launched at 1139 local time. Reached 61.2 km. The first Aerobee research rocket containing a biomedical experiment (monkey - name unknown)..

1951 May 29 - . 19:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ionosphere Propagation Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1246 local time. Reached 3.7 km..

1951 June 8 - . 00:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Solar X-rays / NaCl release Solar x-ray / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi). Solar radiation, airglow research. Launched at 1711 local time. Reached 88.5 km..

1951 June 8 - . 01:18 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Probe Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 6.00 km (3.70 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 1818 local time. Reached 6.4 km..

1951 June 9 - . 06:11 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 67 km (41 mi).

1951 July 25 - . 16:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Airglow / NLC Imager Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi). Sky brightness, photography research. Launched at 0926 local time. Reached 71.3 km..

1951 August 7 - . 16:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Ionosphere Propagation Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 83 km (51 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 0036 local time. Reached 83.5 km..

1951 August 30 - . 22:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1b.
  • Rocket test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 1540 local time. Reached 75.7 km..

1951 September 13 - . 11:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • UM T / p Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Pressure, temperature research. Launched at 0437 local time. Reached 75.7 km..

1951 September 20 - . 16:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Aeromed 2 Biological mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

    Biological research. Launched at 0931 local time. Reached 70.8 km. USAF made first successful recovery of animals from a rocket flight when an instrumented monkey (Yorick aka Albert VI) and 11 mice survived an Aerobee flight to an altitude of 70.8 km from Holloman AFB.


1951 September 27 - . 00:06 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi). Composition research. Launched at 1706 local time. Reached 68.9 km..

1951 October 17 - . 18:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Ionosphere Propagation Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 114 km (70 mi). lonosphere research. Launched at 1117 local time. Reached 114..3 km..

1951 November 1 - . 09:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 66 km (41 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 0245 local time. Reached 66 km..

1951 November 3 - . 00:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 82 km (50 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 1735 local time. Reached 82.4 km..

1952 January 30 - . 20:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a. FAILURE: Failure..
  • AF / Utah Ionosphere 1 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1345 local time. Failure..

1952 February 19 - . 14:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1c. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1952 February 19 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10. FAILURE: Failure..
  • Sunfollower / SX Solar / chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi). Sky brightness research. Launched at 0745 local time. Failure..

1952 February 29 - . 14:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi). Sky brightness research. Launched at 0740 local time. Reached 89.3 km..

1952 April 22 - . 17:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Ionosphere Propagation Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 116 km (72 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1028 local time. Reached 112.7 km..

1952 April 30 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Ultraviolet detectors Solar ultraviolet / chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 128 km (79 mi). Cosmic radiation, solar radiation research. Launched at 0630 local time. Reached 127.8 km..

1952 May 1 - . 14:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Ultraviolet detectors Solar x-ray and ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 0842 local time. Reached 91.8 km..

1952 May 1 - . 15:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Solar flux Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 91 km (56 mi).

1952 May 5 - . 13:44 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Ultraviolet detectors Solar x-ray / ultraviolet / chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 127 km (78 mi). Cosmic radiation, solar radiation research. Launched at 0644 local time. Reached 127 km..

1952 May 15 - . 01:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Density research. Launched at 1815 local time. Reached 76.1 km..

1952 May 20 - . 02:07 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 1907 local time. Reached 90.1 km..

1952 May 21 - . 15:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Aeromed 3 Biological mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 61 km (37 mi).

    Biological research. Launched at 0818 local time. Reached 26.1 km. Air Force Aerobee rocket placed an aeromedical payload containing two Phillipine monkeys (Pat and Mike) and two mice to an altitude of 26.1 km, which were recovered unharmed and without apparent ill effect.


1952 June 18 - . 17:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • UV / Opt spectrographs Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1050 local time. Reached 99.8 km..

1952 June 30 - . 14:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • AF Airglow 1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi). Sky brightness research. Launched at 0732 local time. Reached 101.4 km..

1952 August 26 - . 18:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a. FAILURE: Failure..
  • AF / Utah Ionosphere 2 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 32 km (19 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1153 local time. Altitude not reported; possible failure..

1952 September 3 - . 14:49 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Sunfollower / SX Solar ultraviolet and x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 106 km (65 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 0749 local time. Reached 99 km..

1952 September 25 - . 03:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 117 km (72 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2050 local time. Reached 117.5 km..

1952 October 10 - . 14:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • UV / Opt spectrographs Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 0724 local time. Reached 109.5 km..

1952 October 22 - . 14:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • T-day Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Pressure, temperature research. Launched at 0735 local time. Reached 99.8 km..

1952 October 23 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 112 km (69 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2045 local time. Reached 111.1 km..

1952 November 6 - . 15:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • AF Airglow 2 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Sky brightness research. Launched at 0858 local time. Reached 75.7 km..

1952 December 11 - . 23:47 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 105 km (65 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 1647 local time. Reached 104.6 km..

1952 December 12 - . 19:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1.
  • Colorado / UVS? Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1238 local time. Reached 88.5 km..

1953 February 10 - . 21:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy / chemical / chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi). Composition, cosmic radiation research. Launched at 1409 local time. Reached 137 km..

1953 February 12 - . 07:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy / chemical / chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi). Composition, cosmic radiation research. Launched at 0009 local time. Reached 137.3 km..

1953 February 18 - . 06:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 109 km (67 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 2350 local time. Reached 106.2 km..

1953 February 18 - . 17:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Heating / beacon test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 117 km (72 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 1042 local time. Reached 117.5 km..

1953 April 14 - . 15:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Heating test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 122 km (75 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 0847 local time. Reached 122.3 km..

1953 April 23 - . 19:33 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).

1953 April 24 - . 10:19 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenade Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 108 km (67 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 0319 local time. Reached 107.8 km..

1953 May 20 - . 14:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF Airglow 3 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 114 km (70 mi). Sky brightness, day airglow research. Launched at 0704 local time. Reached 114.3 km..

1953 May 21 - . 15:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF Airglow 4 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 114 km (70 mi). Sky brightness, day airglow research. Launched at 0847 local time. Reached 114.3 km..

1953 June 26 - . 19:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF / Utah Ionosphere 3 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1210 local time. Reached 135.2 km..

1953 July 1 - . 17:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF / Utah Ionosphere 4 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1052 local time. Reached 138.4 km..

1953 July 14 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Solar flux Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 103 km (64 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 0830 local time. Reached 103 km..

1953 July 23 - . 09:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Airglow spectrograph Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 95 km (59 mi). Atmospheric composition research. Launched at 0247 local time. Reached 95.6 km..

1953 September 1 - . 05:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-2.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 108 km (67 mi). Density research. Launched at 2205 local time. Reached 107.8 km..

1953 September 5 - . 05:36 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 114 km (70 mi). Density research. Launched at 2236 local time. Reached 105.5 km..

1953 September 15 - . 15:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a. FAILURE: Early cut-off due to a thrust chamber burn-through..
  • AF Airglow 5 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 32 km (19 mi). Sky brightness research. Launched at 0802 local time. Reached 32.2 km. Suffered an early cut-off due to a thrust chamber burn-through. Improved chamber cooling was developed in subsequent engines..

1953 September 29 - . 20:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Density research. Launched at 1350 local time. Reached 58 km..

1953 October 7 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Solar spectrum Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1000 local time. Reached 99.8 km..

1953 November 2 - . 18:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF / Utah Ionosphere 5 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1132 local time. Reached 120.7 km..

1953 November 3 - . 18:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF / Utah Ionosphere 6 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 121 km (75 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1115 local time. Reached 121.5 km..

1953 November 19 - . 22:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Oxygen content Solar x-ray / ultraviolet / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 112 km (69 mi). Solar spectrum research. Launched at 1540 local time. Reached 112.6 km..

1953 November 25 - . 15:46 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Oxygen content Solar x-ray / ultraviolet / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 95 km (59 mi). Solar spectrum research. Launched at 0846 local time. Reached 95.1 km..

1953 December 1 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Oxygen content Solar x-ray / ultraviolet / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi). Solar spectrum research. Launched at 0830 local time. Reached 129.6 km..

1954 February 2 - . 18:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Sunfollower UVS Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi). Solar ultraviolet research. Launched at 1135 local time. Reached 101 km..

1954 April 9 - . 21:12 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi). Gas composition research. Launched at 1412 local time. Reached 143 km..

1954 April 10 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi). Gas composition research. Launched at 0200 local time. Reached 5 km..

1954 May 11 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Beacon test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 98 km (60 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 0800 local time. Reached 98.2 km..

1954 June 2 - . 16:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Solar ultraviolet spectrum test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 93 km (57 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 0910 local time. Reached 93.4 km..

1954 July 14 - . 13:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • UM wind vanes Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi). Temperature, aspect research. Launched at 0855 local time. Reached 91.8 km..

1954 August 11 - . 17:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF / Utah D-layer Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1025 local time. Reached 91.8 km..

1954 September 17 - . 14:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Solar flux Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 94 km (58 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 1731 local time. Reached 94.7 km..

1954 October 5 - . 18:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10b.
  • Remote sensing mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 1115 local time. Reached 158 km..

1955 January 22 - . 00:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Sodium Release 1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 94 km (58 mi). Airglow research. Launched at 1754 local time. Reached 94.8 km..

1955 February 7 - . 18:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF / Utah D-layer Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1151 local time. Reached 120.4 km..

1955 February 10 - . 22:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • AF / Utah D-layer Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1538 local time. Reached 76.1 km..

1955 February 21 - . 18:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10c.
  • Sunfollower / UVS Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 115 km (71 mi). Solar spectrum research. Launched at 1125 local time. Reached 115 km..

1955 March 19 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 115 km (71 mi). Night airglow research. Launched at 2300 local time. Reached 114.3 km..

1955 March 29 - . 16:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Solar far ultraviolet / Lyra Alpha Solar / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 112 km (69 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 0947 local time. Reached 112.7 km..

1955 April 21 - . 15:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • AJ11-6 engine test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 198 km (123 mi). First launcing of USAF Aerobee-Hi sounding rocket. Rocket test, 98 kg payload. Launched at 0858 local time. Reached 198 km..

1955 June 16 - . 01:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-27.
  • Classified mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi). Special classified flight research. Launched at 1811 local time. Reached 202.8 km..

1955 June 23 - . 12:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure.
  • AJ11-6 engine test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 64 km (39 mi). Rocket test, 90 kg payload. Burnt-out thrust chamber. Launched at 0540 local time. Reached 64 km..

1955 July 8 - . 08:39 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Mass spectrometers Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 113 km (70 mi). Ion composition research. Launched at 0139 local time. Reached 113.4 km..

1955 July 13 - . 06:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10a.
  • Mass spectrometers Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi). Gas composition research. Launched at 2359 local time. Reached 69.2 km..

1955 August 25 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure.
  • XRV-N-13 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 0600 local time. Reached 4 km..

1955 September 14 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-27.
  • UM wind vanes Test / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 95 km (59 mi). Rocket aerodynamics test. Launched at 0630 local time. Reached 95 km..

1955 September 30 - . 15:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-27.
  • Colorado UVS Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi). Solar limb darkening research. Launched at 0850 local time. Reached 74 km..

1955 October 13 - . 01:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Sodium Release 2 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi). Sodium studies research. Launched at 1800 local time. Reached 101.4 km..

1955 October 18 - . 22:49 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10c.
  • Solar La / airglow Solar ultraviolet and x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi). Solar spectrum research. Launched at 1549 local time. Reached 150 km..

1955 October 22 - . 00:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10c.
  • Solar La / airglow Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 185 km (114 mi). Solar spectrum research. Launched at 1720 local time. Reached 134.5 km..

1955 November 4 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10c.
  • Solar La / airglow Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi). Solar spectrum research. Launched at 0830 local time. Reached 158 km..

1955 November 17 - . 09:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Meteorites / ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 105 km (65 mi). Night airglow, meteors research. Launched at 0200 local time. Reached 105 km..

1955 November 29 - . 17:16 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Mass spectrometers Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi). Ion composition research. Launched at 1016 local time. Reached 132 km..

1955 December 9 - . 14:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure.
  • XRV-N-13 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 0750 local time..

1955 December 13 - . 05:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10a.
  • Airglow / Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi). Gas composition research. Launched at 2200 local time. Reached 142 km..

1955 December 13 - . 17:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-27.
  • Colorado UVS Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi). Lyman alpha, solar limb darkening research. Launched at 1058 local time. Reached 138.4 km..

1956 March 12 - . 21:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Release B (NO) Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 95 km (59 mi). Nitric oxide attempt to produce sporadic E research. Launched at 1415 local time. Reached 95 km..

1956 March 14 - . 08:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Release (NO) Ionosphere / aeronomy / chemica mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 106 km (65 mi). Nitric oxide attempt to recombine atomic oxygen research. Launched at 0145 local time. Reached 106.2 km..

1956 April 12 - . 02:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Sodium Release 3 Ionosphere / aeronomy / chemica mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 106 km (65 mi). Sodium cloud, ionization research. Launched at 1005 local time. Reached 106.2 km..

1956 May 1 - . 22:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure.
  • RV-N-13a test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi). Rocket performance test. Launched at 1505 local time. Reached 4 km..

1956 May 8 - . 14:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Far ultraviolet spectrometer / La imager Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1956 May 8 - . 15:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure.
  • RV-N-13a test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi). Solar radiation research. Launched at 0754 local time. Reached 143.3 km..

1956 May 16 - . 15:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure.
  • AJ11-6 engine test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi). Rocket test, 86 kg payload. Insufficient fin-cuff protection caused aerodynamic instability. Launched at 0840 local time. Reached 169 km..

1956 June 4 - . 14:13 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure.
  • RV-N-13a test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 58 km (36 mi). Sunfollower spectrograph. Launched at 0713 local time. Reached 58 km..

1956 June 13 - . 20:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • E-layer Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1351 local time. Reached 137.8 km..

1956 June 18 - . 20:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • E-layer Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1342 local time. Reached 130.8 km..

1956 June 21 - . 18:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • E-layer Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1148 local time. Reached 146.5 km..

1956 June 22 - . 19:42 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10. FAILURE: Failure.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1242 local time. Reached 5 km..

1956 June 26 - . 18:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • E-layer Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 111 km (68 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1120 local time. Reached 111.1 km..

1956 June 29 - . 19:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • RV-N-13b Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 264 km (164 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 1200 local time. Reached 261 km..

1956 July 5 - . 07:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10c.
  • Night airglow / B Magnetosphere / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 162 km (100 mi). Magnetic belt, night airglow research. Launched at 0052 local time. Reached 162 km..

1956 July 31 - . 00:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi). Day airglow research. Launched at 1756 local time. Reached 128.8 km..

1956 August 3 - . 12:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ultraviolet Spectrograph Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 2.00 km (1.20 mi). Solar spectrum and atmospheric composition research. Launched at 0556 local time. Reached 2.4 km..

1956 August 9 - . 15:53 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 85 km (52 mi). Composition research. Launched at 0853 local time. Reached 85.5 km..

1956 August 10 - . 15:22 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee XASR-SC-1.
  • Sampling Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 85 km (52 mi). Composition research. Launched at 0822 local time. Reached 85.9 km..

1956 October 23 - . 08:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Pressure Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi). Pressure, temperature, density research. Launched at 0240 local time. Reached 145 km..

1956 November 1 - . 12:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Sodium Release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 66 km (41 mi). Sodium emission research. Launched at 0557 local time. Reached 68 km..

1956 November 2 - . 05:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Sodium Release 4 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).

1956 November 5 - . 07:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure..
  • NRL NN3.02 Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi). Aurora, magnetic field research. Also known as IGY NN3.02. Launched at 1301 local time. Altitude not reported; possible failure..

1956 November 12 - . 11:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-A-1a.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 67 km (41 mi). Temperature, winds research. Launched at 0546 local time. Reached 67.5 km..

1956 November 15 - . 19:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.07F Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi). Ionosphere research. Also known as IGY NN3.09. Launched at 1332 local time. Reached 119 km..

1956 November 17 - . 16:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.12 Aeronomy / chemical / solar lyra-alpha spectrometry / x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 209 km (129 mi). Atmospheric structure research. Also known as IGY NN3.12. Launched at 1048 local time. Reached 195 km..

1956 November 21 - . 05:21 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.17 Ionosphere / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi). Air and ion composition research. Also known as IGY NN3.17. Launched at 2321 local time. Reached 255 km..

1956 December 13 - . 21:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • AJ11-6 engine test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi). Rocket test, 80 kg payload payload. Launched at 1444 local time. Reached 193 km..

1957 February 2 - . 08:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Firefly (Ethelyne) Aeronomy / chemical release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi). Ethylene gas release (Firefly). Launched at 0105 local time. Reached 140.6 km..

1957 March 29 - . 04:51 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10c.
  • NRL NN2.26 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi). Night sky research. Launched at 2151 local time. Reached 135 km..

1957 April 9 - . 15:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-25.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 61 km (37 mi). Micrometeorites research. Launched at 0819 local time. Reached 61 km..

1957 April 11 - . 16:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Vanguard test Satellite test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi). Vanguard test. Rocket performance, satellite instrumentation test. Launched at 0931 local time. Reached 204 km..

1957 April 30 - . 15:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • RV-N-13c test / meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 289 km (179 mi). Rocket performance flight test. Launched at 0810 local time. Reached 289 km..

1957 May 3 - . 14:04 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Sunfollower / UVS Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi). Sunfollower spectrograph. Launched at 0704 local time. Reached 204 km..

1957 June 18 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • AU4.26 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 0700 local time. Reached 171 km..

1957 June 25 - . 14:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • AU4.27 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 202 km (125 mi). Ionosphere research. Launched at 0707 local time. Reached 202 km..

1957 July 1 - . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Aerobee completes 165th flight. - . Nation: USA. Aerobee upper air research rocket developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins, and first fired on September 25, 1947, completed 165 successful firings to date..

1957 July 4 - . 17:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.08F Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 237 km (147 mi).

1957 July 5 - . 05:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi. FAILURE: Failure.
  • NRL NN3.09F Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 16 km (9 mi).

1957 July 16 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 July 18 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 July 22 - . 04:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi).

1957 July 24 - . 05:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1957 July 29 - . 21:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.13F Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1957 August 6 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Solar ultraviolet spectrum Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1957 August 12 - . 15:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi).

1957 August 19 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Na - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 178 km (110 mi). [Or Sep 19?].

1957 August 20 - . 02:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1957 August 25 - . 02:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 51 km (31 mi).

1957 August 25 - . 14:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades, Temperature, wind Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1957 September 1 - . 22:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Ion probe Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1957 September 17 - . 14:04 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee RTV-N-10.
  • Sunfollower / UVS Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 51 km (31 mi). Solar spectrum research. Launched at 0704 local time. Reached 51.1 km..

1957 September 19 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Release A (Cs) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 September 21 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 October 14 - . 01:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 October 17 - . 05:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 87 km (54 mi).

    USAF successfully launched pellets at a speed faster than 15 km/sec (some 3.5 km/sec faster than the velocity necessary to escape from the earth) by an Aerobee rocket to a height of 56 km; the nose section then ascended to a height of 87 km where shaped charges blasted the pellets into space. It is claimed that the Superschmidt Telescope at Sacremento Peak photographed the trajectory with a rotating shutter. These little metal pellets would therefore be the first objects to be shot into interplanetary space, months before the first launch to escape velocity (Luna 1, January 1959). But also see August 1957 nuclear test that may have blasted a manhole cover to escape velocity.


1957 October 23 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 October 25 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 November 7 - . 16:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 November 8 - . 14:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 November 10 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 November 19 - . 16:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Release 1, KNO3-Al Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 121 km (75 mi).

1957 November 26 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1957 December 12 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1957 December 14 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 97 km (60 mi).

1958 January 26 - . 04:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.03F Aeronomy/Plasma/Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1958 January 27 - . 06:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 98 km (60 mi).

1958 January 27 - . 18:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Grenades / Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1958 February 3 - . 18:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.10F Test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1958 February 4 - . 06:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.11F Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 234 km (145 mi).

1958 February 18 - . 17:21 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Aerobee Jr Test / imaging mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1958 February 22 - . 02:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.18F Ionosphere / aurora / x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1958 February 24 - . 07:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.14F Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1958 March 16 - . 04:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NRL NN3.04 Aeronomy/Fields/Ultraviolet Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1958 March 19 - . 01:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • NO / O2 composition Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 March 21 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 March 22 - . 06:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Aeronomy/Fields/Ultraviolet Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1958 March 23 - . 18:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Neutral gas Aurora / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 202 km (125 mi).

1958 May 5 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 214 km (132 mi).

1958 May 23 - . 22:39 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 75.
  • Grenades IGY SS12.48 - . Nation: USA. Agency: US Army. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1958 June 4 - . 15:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet Spectrum Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1958 July 3 - . 18:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Charge density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 262 km (162 mi).

1958 July 6 - . 12:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Charge density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1958 July 11 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Charge density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 243 km (150 mi).

1958 August 13 - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1958 August 15 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1958 October 15 - . 01:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Vehicle test / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 156 km (96 mi).

1958 October 22 - . 16:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300. FAILURE: Shut down early by range safety when the missile went off course..
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi). First flight of the Aerobee 300 / Spaerobee. The Aerobee was shut down early by range safety when the missile went off course..

1958 October 25 - . 19:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 418 km (259 mi).

1958 October 31 - . 19:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1958 November 3 - . 12:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Guam. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 75.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 54 km (33 mi).

1958 November 3 - . 16:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Composition Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1958 November 7 - . 12:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Guam. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 75.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 59 km (36 mi).

1958 November 16 - . 06:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Auroral/Fields/Ultraviolet Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 163 km (101 mi).

1958 November 22 - . 17:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Guam. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 75.
  • Grenades Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 59 km (36 mi).

1958 November 24 - . 06:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Electron density Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1958 November 29 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Auroral / Ultraviolet Phot Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 202 km (125 mi).

1958 November 30 - . 18:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Te probe Test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 304 km (188 mi).

1958 December 1 - . 19:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Field / ne probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 97 km (60 mi).

1958 December 3 - . 18:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Field / ne probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1959 February 5 - . 14:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 212 km (131 mi).

1959 February 27 - . 15:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1959 March 12 - . 15:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1959 March 13 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Solar ultraviolet / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1959 March 30 - . 15:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet Spectrum Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 201 km (124 mi).

1959 March 30 - . 16:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 238 km (147 mi).

1959 April 7 - . 14:46 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 317 km (196 mi).

1959 April 15 - . 14:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1959 April 21 - . 01:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 235 km (146 mi).

1959 May 5 - . 01:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1959 May 12 - . 11:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1959 May 22 - . 11:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1959 June 10 - . 16:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1959 June 22 - . 14:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Solar infrared mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 110 km (60 mi).

1959 June 24 - . 12:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Holloman. Launch Complex: Holloman A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1959 July 21 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • Solar ultraviolet / x-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 197 km (122 mi).

1959 August 22 - . 00:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 230 km (140 mi).

1959 August 28 - . 18:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet / RPA Ionosphere / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 235 km (146 mi).

1959 September 11 - . 19:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 227 km (141 mi).

1959 September 14 - . 17:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 218 km (135 mi).

1959 September 15 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1959 September 17 - . 18:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • DRTE.01 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 256 km (159 mi).

1959 September 20 - . 17:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • DRTE.02 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1959 September 22 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 110 km (60 mi).

1959 October 10 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 111 km (68 mi).

1959 October 20 - . 14:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 113 km (70 mi).

1959 October 25 - . 17:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Utah ne probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 386 km (239 mi).

1959 October 28 - . 14:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Utah ne probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1959 November 6 - . 07:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1959 November 6 - . 16:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Utah ne probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 393 km (244 mi).

1959 November 14 - . 22:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • GRD sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1959 November 19 - . 07:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • B field profile Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 106 km (65 mi).

1959 November 22 - . 18:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300. FAILURE: Failure.
  • UM ionosphere probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi).

1959 November 30 - . 09:58 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1960 January 14 - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Signals intelligence test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1960 January 19 - . 18:18 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet monochromator Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1960 January 29 - . 18:51 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet monochromator Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 226 km (140 mi).

1960 February 13 - . 00:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee AJ10-34.
  • Ultraviolet airglow spectra Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1960 February 16 - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Signals intelligence test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1960 February 16 - . 20:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1960 February 27 - . 06:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • JHU Aurora 1 Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 117 km (72 mi).

1960 March 16 - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Signals intelligence test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1960 March 16 - . 21:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • UM ionosphere probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 337 km (209 mi).

1960 March 25 - . 18:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Test / meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 212 km (131 mi). Aerobee 150-A, a new type, fired from new launch tower at Wallops Station, reached an altitude of 140 km and achieved rocket performance objectives as well as micrometeorite impact counts..

1960 April 7 - . 02:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared studies Solar infrared mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 236 km (146 mi).

1960 April 19 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee Hi.
  • NN3.60 Pinhole camera Solar ultraviolet / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1960 April 21 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Magnetometer Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 245 km (152 mi).

1960 April 23 - . 21:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 246 km (152 mi). NASA fired first of five Aerobee-Hi sounding rockets from Wallops Station in program to measure ultraviolet radiation..

1960 April 27 - . 04:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet star photometer Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1960 April 29 - . 15:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Composition Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 242 km (150 mi).

1960 May 24 - . 16:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ionosphere / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 269 km (167 mi).

1960 May 27 - . 04:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL 49? Extreme ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1960 May 27 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet star photometer Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 215 km (133 mi).

1960 June 15 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL-57 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 224 km (139 mi).

1960 June 15 - . 22:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • UM ionosphere probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 321 km (199 mi).

1960 June 24 - . 06:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet star photometer Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1960 June 27 - . 13:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL-58 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1960 July 1 - . 14:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 162 km (100 mi).

1960 July 27 - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Signals intelligence test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).

1960 August 2 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1960 August 3 - . 15:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300A.
  • UM ionospheric Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 415 km (257 mi). First Sparrowbee sounding rocket launched from Wallops Station, lifting 25 kg University of Michigan payload to 415 km altitude..

1960 August 10 - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Signals intelligence test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 383 km (237 mi).

1960 August 23 - . 17:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Cosmic rays mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1960 August 23 - . 17:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 237 km (147 mi).

1960 August 31 - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Signals intelligence test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1960 September 15 - . 14:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Solar Constant Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 102 km (63 mi).

1960 September 15 - . 18:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • AMPP Remote sensing mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi).

1960 September 20 - . 12:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Thermal / CR Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 195 km (121 mi).

1960 September 24 - . 18:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • AMPP Remote sensing mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi).

1960 September 27 - . 22:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • CR / Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1960 October 5 - . 19:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AMPP Remote sensing mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1960 November 10 - . 02:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1960 November 15 - . 16:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Composition Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 227 km (141 mi).

1960 November 17 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet detector Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 217 km (134 mi).

1960 November 22 - . 08:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet Spectrograph Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi).

1960 November 23 - . 10:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • OkSU quiet night Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 91 km (56 mi).

1960 November 27 - . 17:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • OkSU quiet day Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 85 km (52 mi).

1960 November 29 - . 11:16 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NB3.103 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 197 km (122 mi).

1960 November 30 - . 05:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • MHD waves Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 241 km (149 mi).

1961 January 30 - . 23:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi).

1961 February 5 - . 13:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 152 km (94 mi).

1961 February 17 - . 19:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Monochromator Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 275 km (170 mi).

1961 March 8 - . 16:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Ne / RPA Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).

1961 March 26 - . 16:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300A.
  • UM ionospheric Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 386 km (239 mi). NASA Aerobee research rocket with University of Michigan payload shot to 406-km altitude from Wallops Station..

1961 March 31 - . 02:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet star photometer Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi).

1961 April 14 - . 17:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Attitude control test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 206 km (128 mi).

1961 April 18 - . 04:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NB3.104 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 242 km (150 mi).

1961 April 21 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1961 May 16 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 294 km (182 mi).

1961 May 16 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 312 km (193 mi).

1961 May 17 - . 19:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • AMPP FU6 Remote sensing mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi).

1961 May 19 - . 18:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • AMPP FU5 Remote sensing mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 23 km (14 mi).

1961 May 25 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1961 June 6 - . 12:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Venus Flytrap Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1961 June 17 - . 07:29 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL ND3.112 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 197 km (122 mi).

1961 June 21 - . 14:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NE3.102 Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 271 km (168 mi).

1961 June 26 - . 15:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Attitude control test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1961 August 12 - . 10:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 153 km (95 mi).

1961 August 15 - . 17:21 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Monochromator Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 271 km (168 mi).

1961 August 23 - . 17:02 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / X-ray counter Aeronomy / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1961 August 29 - . 14:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1961 September 23 - . 18:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Air sampler Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 78 km (48 mi).

1961 September 27 - . 12:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • CWAS Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 59 km (36 mi).

1961 September 30 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • OSO spectrometer Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 223 km (138 mi).

1961 September 30 - . 20:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Air sampler Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi).

1961 October 12 - . 13:21 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet absorption Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1961 October 14 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Lunar X-ray X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1961 October 15 - . 14:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Air sampler Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 76 km (47 mi).

1961 October 17 - . 20:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Air sampler Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1961 October 18 - . 13:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 152 km (94 mi).

1961 October 25 - . 06:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS&E-2 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 232 km (144 mi).

1961 November 1 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 212 km (131 mi).

1961 November 2 - . 17:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Air sampler Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1961 November 5 - . 20:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Air sampler Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1961 November 30 - . 17:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 238 km (147 mi).

1961 December 7 - . 23:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Sphere Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 234 km (145 mi).

1961 December 13 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Micrometorites Test / meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 246 km (152 mi).

1961 December 15 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • HR Solar Spectra Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1961 December 22 - . 04:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300A.
  • UM Ionospheric Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 365 km (226 mi).

1962 January 13 - . 16:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Attitude control test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 209 km (129 mi).

1962 January 16 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / X-ray counter Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1962 February 7 - . 04:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ultraviolet Spectrograph Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi).

1962 February 17 - . 19:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 157 km (97 mi).

1962 March 6 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet Absorption Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 323 km (200 mi).

1962 March 19 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Structure Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi).

1962 April 17 - . 17:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 286 km (177 mi).

1962 May 1 - . 19:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Gyro interaction Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 94 km (58 mi).

1962 May 2 - . 22:53 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Day airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 275 km (170 mi).

1962 May 8 - . 15:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Radar test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 196 km (121 mi).

1962 May 25 - . 12:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Sea recovery test/Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi). Sea recovery test mission..

1962 June 5 - . 12:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Monochromator Aeronomy / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 216 km (134 mi).

1962 June 12 - . 21:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Monochromator Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 299 km (185 mi).

1962 June 19 - . 06:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS&E-3 (Sco X-1) X-ray Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 224 km (139 mi).

1962 June 20 - . 13:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1962 June 29 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • JHU Airglow 1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1962 June 30 - . 04:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • JHU Airglow 2 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 208 km (129 mi).

1962 July 10 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Radar test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1962 July 24 - . 12:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1962 July 24 - . 21:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Lyra alpha test Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 208 km (129 mi).

1962 August 8 - . 16:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Attitude control test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1962 August 22 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet / x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 234 km (145 mi).

1962 September 6 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100.
  • Ultraviolet Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi).

1962 September 11 - . 23:24 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Day Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 306 km (190 mi).

1962 September 22 - . 02:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet Photometer Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1962 September 27 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Electric structure Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1962 September 30 - . 06:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Lockheed XR X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi).

1962 October 13 - . 06:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS&E-4 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 317 km (196 mi).

1962 October 25 - . 23:28 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / XR / RPA Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 213 km (132 mi).

1962 October 30 - . 01:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • OAO sensors Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1962 November 6 - . 19:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • HR solar spectrum Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 308 km (191 mi).

1962 November 11 - . 01:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Firefly III FANNY Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1962 November 13 - . 22:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Firefly III GILDA Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 253 km (157 mi).

1962 November 16 - . 01:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Firefly III KAREN Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 234 km (145 mi).

1962 November 16 - . 04:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 29 km (18 mi).

1962 November 18 - . 04:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 206 km (128 mi).

1962 November 20 - . 16:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 100. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ultraviolet Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1962 November 20 - . 21:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300A.
  • Thermosphere Probe 1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 345 km (214 mi).

1962 November 27 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi).

1962 December 8 - . 01:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Firefly III LAURA Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 220 km (130 mi).

1962 December 11 - . 04:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 52 km (32 mi).

1962 December 13 - . 17:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • JHU Airglow 3 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1962 December 15 - . 17:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Firefly III MARTHA Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1962 December 18 - . 19:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / RPA Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 224 km (139 mi).

1963 January 29 - . 16:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • JHU Airglow 4 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 4.00 km (2.40 mi).

1963 February 14 - . 00:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Sphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 234 km (145 mi).

1963 February 15 - . 16:34 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Bennett Mass Spec Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 239 km (148 mi).

1963 February 18 - . 17:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 306 km (190 mi).

1963 February 26 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1963 March 6 - . 22:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 228 km (141 mi).

1963 March 16 - . 02:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Lockheed XR 2 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 201 km (124 mi).

1963 March 19 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet absorption Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 99 km (61 mi).

1963 March 28 - . 00:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet geocorona? Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1963 April 3 - . 16:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 237 km (147 mi).

1963 April 4 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar X-rays Spectrum 1 Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 205 km (127 mi).

1963 April 12 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • CSIRO VLF Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 198 km (123 mi).

1963 April 12 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Visible Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1963 April 18 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300A.
  • Thermo Probe 2(AE-A) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 342 km (212 mi).

1963 April 23 - . 20:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Electron density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 199 km (123 mi).

1963 April 30 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet Photometer Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 197 km (122 mi).

1963 May 2 - . 17:03 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon 2 / XR / RPA Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 232 km (144 mi).

1963 May 7 - . 21:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • JHU Airglow 5 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 223 km (138 mi).

1963 May 9 - . 18:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • CSIRO VLF Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi).

1963 May 10 - . 14:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 214 km (132 mi).

1963 May 14 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Paraglider Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 185 km (114 mi).

1963 May 21 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Far ultraviolet Telescope Far ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1963 June 6 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 208 km (129 mi).

1963 June 11 - . 05:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • ASE / Lunar X-ray Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 302 km (187 mi).

1963 June 17 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Attitude control test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1963 June 19 - . 17:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1963 June 20 - . 14:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL Coronagraph test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 195 km (121 mi).

1963 June 25 - . 13:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Visible Dayglow Aeronomy / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 213 km (132 mi).

1963 June 28 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NE3.129? Solar / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi).

1963 June 29 - . 16:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Gyro-resonance Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 156 km (96 mi).

1963 July 3 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Structure Test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 199 km (123 mi).

1963 July 10 - . 02:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi).

1963 July 10 - . 17:02 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / RPA Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1963 July 19 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet spectrograph Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 185 km (114 mi).

1963 July 20 - . 15:18 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • OSO B spectrometer Solar ultraviolet / eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 213 km (132 mi).

1963 July 20 - . 21:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • JHU Eclipse Airglow Aeronomy / eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 78 km (48 mi).

1963 July 20 - . 21:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300A.
  • Thermosphere Probe 3 Aeronomy / eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 338 km (210 mi).

1963 July 23 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet spectrograph Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1963 July 25 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar X-rays Spectrum 2 Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1963 August 1 - . 08:06 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Bennett Mass Spec 2 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 232 km (144 mi).

1963 September 3 - . 22:36 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 288 km (178 mi).

1963 September 4 - . 13:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • CR nuclei Cosmic rays mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 228 km (141 mi).

1963 September 6 - . 21:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • OSO B experiment Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1963 September 11 - . 14:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • LeRC LH2 test Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1963 September 20 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • SX solar spectrum Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 208 km (129 mi).

1963 September 25 - . 07:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 224 km (139 mi).

1963 September 26 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet absorption Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 98 km (60 mi).

1963 September 28 - . 14:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 226 km (140 mi).

1963 October 1 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • OSO B spectrometer Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 219 km (136 mi).

1963 October 10 - . 10:33 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ultraviolet geocorona? Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 2.00 km (1.20 mi).

1963 October 15 - . 16:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar XRT Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 197 km (122 mi).

1963 October 17 - . 16:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1963 October 28 - . 03:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Little Carter Bay. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • TSRA? - . Nation: Bahamas. Agency: NOTS. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1963 October 31 - . 16:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Complex: Wallops Island LA1. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1963 November 4 - . 15:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1963 November 12 - . 18:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • JHU Airglow 6 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 223 km (138 mi).

1963 November 13 - . 23:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 262 km (162 mi).

1963 November 17 - . 18:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 370 km (220 mi).

1963 November 27 - . 17:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 216 km (134 mi).

1963 December 5 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • HR solar spectrum Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1963 December 12 - . 16:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / XR / RPA Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 325 km (201 mi).

1964 January 28 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Attitude control test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1964 January 29 - . 03:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300A.
  • Thermosphere probe Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 309 km (192 mi).

1964 February 9 - . 04:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Utah ionos probe Ionosphere / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 228 km (141 mi).

1964 February 17 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 268 km (166 mi).

1964 February 26 - . 21:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • JHU Aurora 2 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 161 km (100 mi).

1964 March 16 - . 19:29 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • BIRA-1 Infrared / ultraviolet background mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NOTS. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 March 30 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon 3 / RPA Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 248 km (154 mi).

1964 April 1 - . Launch Site: Little Carter Bay. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • TSRA-2 Infrared Astronomy/Ultraviolet Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NOTS. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 April 3 - . 03:48 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1964 April 7 - . 14:13 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 223 km (138 mi).

1964 April 10 - . 04:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi).

1964 April 14 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 31 km (19 mi).

1964 April 21 - . 16:18 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Astrochemistry Meteorites / ionosphere / solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 11 km (6 mi).

1964 May 6 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 238 km (147 mi).

1964 May 27 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Lunar X-ray Test / x-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 245 km (152 mi).

1964 May 28 - . Launch Site: Little Carter Bay. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • TSRA-1 Infrared Astronomy/Ultraviolet Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NOTS. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 June 10 - . 12:44 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Paraglider Technology / meteoroid mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 155 km (96 mi).

1964 June 16 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet / extreme ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 127 km (78 mi).

1964 June 19 - . 13:46 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).

1964 July 7 - . 22:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Crab nebula lunar occulation X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 295 km (183 mi).

1964 July 17 - . Launch Site: Little Carter Bay. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • TIRA-2 Test/Infrared Astronomy/Ultraviolet Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NOTS. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1964 July 23 - . 18:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • CR nuclei Cosmic rays mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 233 km (144 mi).

1964 July 25 - . 17:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • CR nuclei Cosmic rays mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 215 km (133 mi).

1964 July 28 - . 21:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Thermosphere probe Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 322 km (200 mi).

1964 August 11 - . 10:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 172 km (106 mi).

1964 August 22 - . 10:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet Spectra (Venus) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 123 km (76 mi).

1964 August 29 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS / E X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1964 September 2 - . 03:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 156 km (96 mi).

1964 September 15 - . 09:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Zodiacal light Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 September 18 - . 17:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1964 September 26 - . 12:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Attitude control test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1964 October 2 - . 02:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Lockheed XR Survey X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1964 October 14 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • BIRA-2 Infrared background mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NOTS. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 October 27 - . 00:58 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS / E X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1964 October 30 - . 19:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet spectrum / X-ray flux Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1964 November 3 - . 07:57 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Princeton UVS Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 127 km (78 mi).

1964 November 7 - . 10:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 213 km (132 mi).

1964 November 12 - . 19:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1964 November 14 - . 10:23 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1964 November 16 - . 18:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Thermosphere probe Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1964 November 16 - . 18:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LUSTER Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 157 km (97 mi).

1964 November 19 - . 17:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 219 km (136 mi).

1964 November 25 - . 11:34 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 December 1 - . 06:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1964 December 8 - . 22:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 December 11 - . Launch Site: Little Carter Bay. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • TSRA-3 Infrared background mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NOTS. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1964 December 11 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Dummy sustainer test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 2.00 km (1.20 mi).

1964 December 16 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Meteoroids Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1964 December 17 - . 06:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU Airglow 8 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 235 km (146 mi).

1965 January 13 - . 15:49 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 228 km (141 mi).

1965 January 13 - . 23:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 178 km (110 mi).

1965 January 21 - . 20:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet / x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 235 km (146 mi).

1965 January 30 - . 07:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1965 February 11 - . 17:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar spectrum Solar ultraviolet / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1965 February 19 - . 04:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU Aurora 3 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 159 km (98 mi).

1965 March 3 - . 00:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 241 km (149 mi).

1965 March 3 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 252 km (156 mi).

1965 March 5 - . 00:11 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 245 km (152 mi).

1965 March 6 - . 03:41 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Princeton UVS Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1965 March 6 - . 07:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • D-region comp / aurora Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1965 March 13 - . 03:38 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 155 km (96 mi).

1965 March 13 - . 03:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • uncertain Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 105 km (65 mi).

1965 March 13 - . 07:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Auroral Input / Output Meteorites / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1965 March 17 - . 15:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • ASE XRT Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 156 km (96 mi).

1965 March 19 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 155 km (96 mi).

1965 March 20 - . 05:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 300.
  • Thermosphere probe Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 326 km (202 mi).

1965 March 30 - . 05:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy / ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 217 km (134 mi).

1965 April 12 - . 14:47 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Mg II heliogram 1 Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 201 km (124 mi).

1965 April 15 - . 10:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AF-142 thermodynamic comparison Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 198 km (123 mi).

1965 April 20 - . 15:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar ultraviolet and x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 201 km (124 mi).

1965 April 24 - . 05:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 82 km (50 mi).

1965 April 27 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1965 May 4 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 17 km (10 mi).

1965 May 5 - . 03:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1965 June 2 - . 06:22 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Princeton UVS Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

1965 June 17 - . 21:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • CR fluxes Magnetosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 233 km (144 mi).

1965 June 18 - . 23:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 374 km (232 mi).

1965 June 23 - . 14:32 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Soft X solar photography Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 186 km (115 mi).

1965 June 23 - . 15:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • CR fluxes Magnetosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 215 km (133 mi).

1965 June 29 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 195 km (121 mi).

1965 June 30 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Radar test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi). Raytheon magnetron failed but the rocket worked worked perfectly. Reportedly test launches in 1963 and 1964 failed, but these may have been those listed for 8 May 1962 and 10 July 1962..

1965 July 7 - . 07:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Noctilucent clouds Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 166 km (103 mi).

1965 July 14 - . 07:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Noctilucent clouds Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1965 July 15 - . 20:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Thermosphere comparison Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 196 km (121 mi).

1965 July 21 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Mass spectrometer / Impulse probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1965 July 24 - . 08:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Noctilucent clouds Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1965 August 12 - . 17:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 241 km (149 mi).

1965 August 26 - . 19:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Gyro Resonance Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 109 km (67 mi).

1965 September 17 - . 21:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • FR-1 test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1965 September 22 - . 20:07 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS / E X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 199 km (123 mi).

1965 September 25 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared Horizon 1 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 199 km (123 mi).

1965 September 25 - . 21:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • FR-1 test / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1965 September 28 - . 09:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. Launch Pad: LC35 (L-21). LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Meteors / Ionosphere Meteorites / biology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi).

1965 September 29 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1965 October 1 - . 01:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LPARL 1D XRT X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1965 October 5 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet / x-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi).

1965 October 13 - . 03:13 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi).

1965 October 19 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Colorado / Ikeya-Seki Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1965 October 20 - . 20:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Comet study / Solar Ultraviolet astronomy / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1965 October 21 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU Ikeya-Seki Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 191 km (118 mi).

1965 October 23 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 254 km (157 mi).

1965 October 26 - . 15:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 195 km (121 mi).

1965 October 29 - . 11:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared Telescope Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 205 km (127 mi).

1965 November 3 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar XUVT Solar soft x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1965 November 9 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 238 km (147 mi).

1965 November 10 - . 02:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Lunar Infrared Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1965 November 16 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LUSTER B Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1965 November 20 - . 08:28 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar Spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1965 November 30 - . 07:48 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1965 December 2 - . 17:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Mg II heliogram 2 Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 185 km (114 mi).

1966 January 18 - . 03:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1966 January 19 - . 04:39 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Stellar Spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1966 January 27 - . 01:29 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 243 km (150 mi).

1966 February 1 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Spectroheliograph Solar soft x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 209 km (129 mi).

1966 February 2 - . 10:04 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Spica ultraviolet spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1966 February 20 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU Aurora 4 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 166 km (103 mi).

1966 March 2 - . 17:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Te, Solar UV Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 228 km (141 mi).

1966 March 3 - . 21:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • AFCRL Solar Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 219 km (136 mi).

1966 March 8 - . 07:42 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS / E with ACS X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1966 March 9 - . 02:22 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1966 March 30 - . 18:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / RPA Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 229 km (142 mi).

1966 April 14 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi).

1966 April 14 - . 15:08 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1966 April 21 - . 11:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU UVT F1 (Venus) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1966 April 28 - . 12:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL ND3.172R Solar soft x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1966 April 29 - . 03:49 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared Horizon 2 Infrared technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1966 May 9 - . 15:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Radar test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

    First radar for science purposes launched into space and successfully recovered. Besides testing the engineering and special techniques for space flight, the data showed that the echo characteristics of the earth were similar to those of Venus and the Moon.


1966 May 18 - . 04:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1966 May 20 - . 15:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • XRT (2) Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 172 km (106 mi).

1966 May 20 - . 23:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 195 km (121 mi).

1966 May 24 - . 05:07 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1966 July 16 - . 05:32 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1966 July 19 - . 03:36 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NB3.165 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, NRL. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1966 July 22 - . 21:02 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / RPA Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 247 km (153 mi).

1966 July 27 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Heliograph XUV-H1? Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1966 August 8 - . 18:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar min particles Cosmic rays mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1966 August 11 - . 15:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Auroral emissions Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1966 August 17 - . 19:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Test / ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 358 km (222 mi).

1966 August 26 - . 18:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / RPA Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 212 km (131 mi).

1966 August 29 - . 15:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Airglow / Te / density Aeronomy / chemica / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 206 km (128 mi).

1966 September 2 - . 22:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NA3.182 Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 206 km (128 mi).

1966 September 20 - . 05:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1966 September 20 - . 17:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Booster test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1966 October 4 - . 20:29 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • KP3.18 Solar x-ray / test - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO, NRL. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1966 October 11 - . 23:22 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1966 October 12 - . 01:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS / E X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1966 October 22 - . 15:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LUSTER 1966 Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1966 October 25 - . 17:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Meteoroids Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 186 km (115 mi).

1966 November 1 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 241 km (149 mi).

1966 November 12 - . 10:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL ND3.188 XUV-H2? Solar extreme ultraviolet / eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, NRL. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1966 November 12 - . 16:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 151 km (93 mi).

1966 November 16 - . 13:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Leonids Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 173 km (107 mi).

1966 November 21 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1966 November 27 - . 02:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Lunar Infrared Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1966 November 30 - . 11:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Composition Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 227 km (141 mi).

1966 December 2 - . 21:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Composition Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 227 km (141 mi).

1966 December 6 - . 03:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1966 December 13 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Natal. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1966 December 14 - . 08:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Auroral ionosphere Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1966 December 14 - . 11:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1966 December 17 - . 06:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1967 January 17 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 243 km (150 mi).

1967 February 17 - . 04:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU Aurora 5 Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1967 March 3 - . 03:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet stellar photom Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 157 km (97 mi).

1967 March 3 - . 04:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared payload Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1967 March 14 - . 17:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • OSO-3 calibration Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 205 km (127 mi).

1967 March 17 - . 03:48 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NB3.191 / FUIIS Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, NRL. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1967 March 22 - . 16:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • OSO-3 calibration Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 229 km (142 mi).

1967 April 1 - . 03:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet stellar photom Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 139 km (86 mi).

1967 April 5 - . 00:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LMSC Solar / Mod 1 Solar x-ray / x-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1967 April 7 - . 08:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1967 April 24 - . 15:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • OSO-3 calibration Solar x-ray / extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

1967 May 5 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Venus UV Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 159 km (98 mi).

1967 May 5 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet stellar spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1967 May 9 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL ND3.199 XUV-H3? Solar optical / extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, NRL. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1967 May 16 - . 08:32 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1967 June 2 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet stellar spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1967 June 6 - . 14:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LUSTER I 1967 Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1967 June 9 - . 04:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Planetary UV Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1967 June 21 - . 19:49 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • UMn mass spectrometer Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1967 July 5 - . 18:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Auroral profile Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1967 July 8 - . 04:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • MIT X-ray X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1967 July 20 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Composition Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1967 July 20 - . 19:24 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Composition Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 209 km (129 mi).

1967 August 4 - . 04:53 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar ultraviolet Ultraviolet / x-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1967 August 8 - . 12:57 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • POGO detector test Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 289 km (179 mi).

1967 August 8 - . 21:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 235 km (146 mi).

1967 August 11 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LUSTER II 1967 Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 141 km (87 mi).

1967 August 12 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ion Composition Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1967 August 15 - . 18:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 243 km (150 mi).

1967 August 26 - . 04:36 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • LMSC X-ray X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 125 km (77 mi).

1967 September 8 - . 03:21 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar X-ray X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1967 September 12 - . 22:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Rail launch test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1967 September 30 - . 16:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • OSO 3 cal Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 216 km (134 mi).

1967 October 3 - . 18:18 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar pointing Solar x-ray / ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1967 October 5 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL ND3.192 Cor'gr. Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 173 km (107 mi).

1967 October 19 - . 12:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar / geo Ly-alpha Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1967 October 27 - . 10:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet stellar spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1967 November 1 - . 11:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet stellar spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1967 November 7 - . 17:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / RPA Aeronomy / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 243 km (150 mi).

1967 November 14 - . 10:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet stellar spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, NRL. Apogee: 172 km (106 mi).

1967 November 15 - . 21:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Natal. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 224 km (139 mi).

1967 November 20 - . 10:42 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS&E X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1967 December 4 - . 11:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet Telescope (Venus) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 167 km (103 mi).

1967 December 5 - . 11:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU UVT F2 (Venus) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1967 December 5 - . 19:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • White rat payload Biological mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1967 December 6 - . 10:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet stellar spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1967 December 10 - . 22:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • SPARCS test / optical astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1967 December 13 - . 12:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Dust collector Meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 164 km (101 mi).

1968 January 22 - . 17:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • KP3.25 BCS / PC Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO, NRL. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1968 January 26 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar astronomy Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1968 February 2 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 139 km (86 mi).

1968 February 2 - . 06:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar astronomy Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1968 February 9 - . 04:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU Aurora 6 Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 155 km (96 mi).

1968 February 17 - . 02:24 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar ultraviolet Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi).

1968 February 19 - . 18:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 243 km (150 mi).

1968 February 19 - . 23:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 161 km (100 mi).

1968 March 1 - . 03:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar infrared Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi).

1968 March 15 - . 19:04 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS&E Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 155 km (96 mi).

1968 March 16 - . 03:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Crab X-ray X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 153 km (95 mi).

1968 March 19 - . 16:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • SPARCS test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 159 km (98 mi).

1968 March 22 - . 07:24 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 208 km (129 mi).

1968 March 29 - . 06:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared Telescope Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 220 km (130 mi).

1968 March 29 - . 08:29 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Spectrograph Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 122 km (75 mi).

1968 April 7 - . 05:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar X-ray Scan X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1968 April 23 - . 23:06 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 185 km (114 mi).

1968 April 27 - . 15:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL ND3.212 Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 166 km (103 mi).

1968 April 29 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL ND3.213 Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1968 May 3 - . 07:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar ultraviolet spectra Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi).

1968 May 3 - . 07:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Columbia XR X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1968 May 17 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet Telescope (Jupiter) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 159 km (98 mi).

1968 May 17 - . 04:32 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar ultraviolet Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1968 May 20 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet solar imager Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1968 May 25 - . 06:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar ultraviolet Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1968 June 8 - . 17:41 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS&E Solar extreme ultraviolet / x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 151 km (93 mi).

1968 June 8 - . 18:38 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NE3.174 Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

    The first rocket carried a Naval Research Laboratory and University of Maryland payload to a 179-km altitude to flight test a design verification unit of the high-resolution spectroheliograph planned for use on the ATM. The second rocket carried an American Science and Engineering, Inc., payload to a 150-km altitude to obtain high-resolution x-ray pictures of active regions of the Sun during solar flare and general x-ray emission of solar corona. The rocket and instrumentation performed satisfactorily, but the payload of the first rocket failed to separate, thus preventing functioning of the parachute recovery system.


1968 June 24 - . 22:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Biological mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1968 July 27 - . 03:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1968 July 27 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar X-ray X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1968 August 1 - . 09:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Noctilucent sampler Aeronomy / meteorites mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 115 km (71 mi).

1968 August 6 - . 18:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / RPA Ionosphere / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 127 km (78 mi).

1968 August 14 - . 16:37 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Solar radiation Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi).

1968 August 15 - . 07:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared horizon Technology test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1968 September 4 - . 14:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Structure Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).

1968 September 13 - . 14:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).

1968 September 16 - . 16:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Dummy Sustainer test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 12 km (7 mi).

1968 September 21 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 173 km (107 mi).

1968 September 22 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1968 September 24 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • HCO Spectrometer Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1968 September 30 - . 19:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • GSFC extreme ultraviolet Spec Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi).

1968 October 1 - . 18:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet Dayglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1968 October 10 - . 10:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1968 October 16 - . 23:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 155 km (96 mi).

1968 October 26 - . 09:11 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • KP3.23 Ultraviolet astronomy / test - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO, NASA. Apogee: 245 km (152 mi).

1968 November 15 - . 07:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1968 November 21 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon / RPA Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 244 km (151 mi).

1968 November 21 - . 19:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1968 November 21 - . 20:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Biological mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 164 km (101 mi).

1968 December 7 - . 06:11 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1968 December 21 - . 03:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Cornell FIR tel Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 161 km (100 mi).

1969 January 10 - . 02:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU UVT F3 (Venus) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 166 km (103 mi).

1969 January 26 - . 09:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Electron gun Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 271 km (168 mi).

1969 January 31 - . 03:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1969 February 4 - . 14:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 186 km (115 mi).

1969 February 6 - . 14:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1969 February 8 - . 03:19 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU UVT F4 (Venus) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 164 km (101 mi).

1969 February 12 - . 04:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150. FAILURE: Failure.
  • JHU Aurora 7 Aeronomy / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1969 February 12 - . 17:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NE3.175 Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

    The rocket carried a Naval Research Laboratory payload to 187.9-km altitude to record photographically 18 extreme ultraviolet spectra of solar photosphere, chromosphere, and corona, using a flight design verification unit of the high-resolution spectrograph planned for ATM-A and ATM-B. Rocket and instruments performed satisfactorily.


1969 March 3 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • X-ray background X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 163 km (101 mi).

1969 March 7 - . 02:27 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1969 March 7 - . 22:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Natal. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Arcmin probe Solar optical mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1969 March 14 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NB3.210 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1969 March 14 - . 07:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1969 March 21 - . 04:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Auroral Input / Output Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 152 km (94 mi).

1969 March 28 - . 07:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar X-ray X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 161 km (100 mi).

1969 March 30 - . 03:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Auroral Input / Output Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1969 April 4 - . 19:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 248 km (154 mi).

1969 April 4 - . 19:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 220 km (130 mi).

1969 April 8 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • AS&E Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Greenbelt. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1969 April 14 - . 15:36 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1969 April 16 - . 16:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1969 April 17 - . 16:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1969 April 27 - . 03:22 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1969 May 15 - . 23:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Biological mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1969 May 16 - . 20:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • GSFC extreme ultraviolet Spec Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 202 km (125 mi).

1969 June 13 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1969 June 13 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Mariner-71 test / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 172 km (106 mi).

1969 June 14 - . 21:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Natal. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1969 June 20 - . 05:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

1969 June 22 - . 05:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Natal. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1969 June 24 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 216 km (134 mi).

1969 August 6 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar radiation - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1969 August 15 - . 21:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Mon Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1969 September 5 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1969 September 10 - . 04:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 157 km (97 mi).

1969 September 11 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar Studies Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1969 September 17 - . 18:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 218 km (135 mi).

1969 September 21 - . 08:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Stellar Lyman Alpha Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1969 September 23 - . 16:36 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1969 September 24 - . 17:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1969 October 3 - . 02:24 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1969 October 14 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 217 km (134 mi).

1969 October 16 - . 10:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Zeta Ori study Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 205 km (127 mi).

1969 October 23 - . 05:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared airglow profile Aurora infrared mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1969 November 4 - . 19:29 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • NRL NE3.215 FDVU Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1969 November 4 - . 20:27 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

    The rockets achieved expected performance, solar pointing systems functioned properly, payloads were successfully recovered, and preliminary results appeared excellent. The information obtained by the rocket flights on solar emission intensity, filter performance, film response, and exposure time would be available in time to provide a useful and effective feedback into the ATM instruments development program.


1969 December 4 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1969 December 12 - . 22:13 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1969 December 13 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1969 December 17 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi).

1970 January 24 - . 23:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar infrared Solar infrared mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1970 January 25 - . 02:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1970 February 5 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 February 7 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 February 7 - . 05:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Infrared Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1970 February 14 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 231 km (143 mi).

1970 March 1 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 210 km (130 mi).

1970 March 7 - . 18:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Complex: Wallops Island LA1. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • NRL NE4.238 Eclipse / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, NRL. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1970 March 7 - . 18:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Complex: Wallops Island LA1. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Far ultraviolet Eclipse Spectrum Eclipse / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1970 March 7 - . 18:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 March 7 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NE3.216 Solar eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1970 March 7 - . 19:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • NRL NE3.235 Solar eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 163 km (101 mi).

1970 March 13 - . 06:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Electron beam Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 205 km (127 mi).

1970 March 14 - . 03:34 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 164 km (101 mi).

1970 March 26 - . 04:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • JHU Aurora 8 Aeronomy / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 163 km (101 mi).

1970 April 13 - . 12:34 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 April 14 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Astronomy / test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1970 April 24 - . 08:53 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ae170? X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 274 km (170 mi).

1970 April 28 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Noctilucent sampler Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 127 km (78 mi).

1970 May 1 - . 15:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Noctilucent sampler Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 128 km (79 mi).

1970 May 8 - . 10:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).

1970 May 11 - . 19:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1970 May 25 - . 08:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 May 26 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 May 29 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 June 2 - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 June 2 - . 07:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU UVT F5 (Jupiter) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 June 2 - . 07:47 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 June 15 - . 15:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar ultraviolet / aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1970 June 22 - . 14:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 June 27 - . 04:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • ASE 1D-XRT Cygnus Loop X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1970 July 2 - . 06:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MII.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1970 July 27 - . 04:37 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 July 27 - . 06:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • MAP II Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1970 August 12 - . 18:26 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1970 August 12 - . 18:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 246 km (152 mi).

1970 August 13 - . 16:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • ECHO I Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 350 km (210 mi).

1970 August 13 - . 19:02 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL NE3.247 Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 August 22 - . 04:58 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 September 22 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 September 28 - . 09:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 October 28 - . 16:23 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Structure Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 October 31 - . 10:32 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 November 24 - . 20:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 December 2 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1970 December 2 - . 08:32 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • HISTAR Test Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1970 December 19 - . 03:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1971 January 23 - . 02:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 January 25 - . 11:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU UVT F6 (Venus) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1971 January 25 - . 14:26 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • JHU Airglow 10 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 245 km (152 mi).

1971 February 8 - . 13:56 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 265 km (164 mi).

1971 February 22 - . 00:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Crab polarization X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 196 km (121 mi).

1971 February 24 - . 14:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 March 1 - . 09:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 March 1 - . 11:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Venus Lyra Alpha Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1971 March 16 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 270 km (160 mi).

1971 March 20 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 March 27 - . 02:44 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 April 3 - . 09:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • HISTAR 1 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1971 April 29 - . 16:32 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 213 km (132 mi).

1971 May 1 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 May 1 - . 09:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 May 19 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 May 28 - . 09:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1971 June 10 - . 23:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • JHU Airglow 11 / S169 Aeronomy / test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 328 km (203 mi).

1971 June 14 - . 17:17 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 June 22 - . 19:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 June 24 - . 05:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • LPARL XRT X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1971 June 29 - . 09:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • HISTAR 2 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 156 km (96 mi).

1971 June 29 - . 13:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg PLC-C. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • CHASER 1 ABM infrared sensor technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 161 km (100 mi).

1971 June 30 - . 17:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 July 9 - . 19:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170B.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 191 km (118 mi).

1971 July 17 - . 04:53 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1971 July 27 - . 13:18 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 August 10 - . 04:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • NRL NB4.243 Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 August 10 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 August 12 - . 21:14 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • NRL NE4.251 Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 October 8 - . 08:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Far ultraviolet Stellar photometer Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 October 16 - . 02:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Infrared Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 215 km (133 mi).

1971 October 19 - . 17:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • MSFC RR-2 Microgravity mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 October 23 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 October 27 - . 10:04 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 October 29 - . 10:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • HISTAR 3 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1971 November 3 - . 12:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • OH / Radiance Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 251 km (155 mi).

1971 November 9 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • XUV Solar ultraviolet / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 219 km (136 mi).

1971 November 9 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • XUV Solar ultraviolet / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 215 km (133 mi).

1971 November 11 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 270 km (160 mi).

1971 November 16 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 November 20 - . 07:21 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 November 20 - . 08:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1971 November 24 - . 06:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg PLC-C. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • CHASER 2 ABM infrared sensor technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1972 January 18 - . 02:07 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • HISTAR 4 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 161 km (100 mi).

1972 February 19 - . 05:12 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 March 2 - . 18:27 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 March 17 - . 07:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU Aurora 9 Aurora ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 162 km (100 mi).

1972 March 21 - . 13:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 March 31 - . 03:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • UM Aeronomy Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

1972 April 1 - . 03:47 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 April 1 - . 05:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 April 15 - . 06:22 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • HISTAR 5 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1972 April 21 - . 15:13 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 April 24 - . 20:57 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi).

1972 May 12 - . 10:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • NRL NB4.255 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 May 19 - . 08:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 May 19 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 June 9 - . 05:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 June 13 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 June 20 - . 16:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg PLC-C. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170. FAILURE: Failure.
  • CHASER ABM infrared sensor technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 8.00 km (4.90 mi).

1972 June 21 - . 20:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 June 27 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 July 10 - . 22:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • NRL NE4.246 Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 July 10 - . 22:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 July 14 - . 06:01 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 July 18 - . 08:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1972 July 27 - . 18:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 August 5 - . 05:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 August 10 - . 05:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 August 10 - . 06:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 August 18 - . 10:21 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • HISTAR 6 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi).

1972 August 23 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • RM-57 Solar x-ray / ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 268 km (166 mi).

1972 September 1 - . 04:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • JHU UVT F7 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 159 km (98 mi).

1972 September 16 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 October 11 - . 11:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg PLC-C. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • CHASER ABM infrared sensor technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 151 km (93 mi).

1972 October 30 - . 17:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 November 1 - . 05:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • NRL NB4.257 Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 November 8 - . 08:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 November 14 - . 18:48 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 November 20 - . 17:07 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1972 December 5 - . 04:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • HISTAR 7 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1972 December 8 - . 06:26 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1972 December 11 - . 21:38 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • JHU Airglow 12 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 214 km (132 mi).

1972 December 13 - . 21:03 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1973 January 12 - . 11:46 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 229 km (142 mi).

1973 January 18 - . 17:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • LPARL X-ray spectrometer Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 245 km (152 mi).

1973 February 28 - . 05:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1973 March 5 - . 17:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 241 km (149 mi).

1973 March 8 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1973 March 24 - . 03:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1973 March 30 - . 10:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1973 April 10 - . 06:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 198 km (123 mi).

1973 April 27 - . 04:53 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Ultraviolet Absorption Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 121 km (75 mi).

1973 May 23 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 111 km (68 mi).

1973 May 25 - . 05:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 178 km (110 mi).

1973 June 2 - . 16:51 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1973 June 11 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 221 km (137 mi).

1973 June 30 - . 10:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Nouadhibou. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Coronal spectrograph Solar ultraviolet / eclipse mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: KPNO. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1973 July 2 - . 07:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1973 July 25 - . 15:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 276 km (171 mi).

1973 July 25 - . 17:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 31 km (19 mi).

1973 August 10 - . 10:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Bremstrahlung Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1973 August 23 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • 13-in RC Flight 1 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 213 km (132 mi).

1973 September 13 - . 21:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 199 km (123 mi).

1973 September 21 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Extreme ultraviolet solar spectrum Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 290 km (180 mi).

1973 October 4 - . 03:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • GSFC XRPC X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 152 km (94 mi).

1973 October 24 - . 08:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • JHU UVT F7 Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi).

1973 November 1 - . 15:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 185 km (114 mi).

1973 November 1 - . 17:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1973 November 2 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 233 km (144 mi).

1973 November 6 - . 15:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 167 km (103 mi).

1973 November 9 - . 17:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1973 November 9 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1973 November 12 - . 14:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 172 km (106 mi).

1973 November 12 - . 14:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1973 November 23 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1973 December 19 - . 22:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 220 km (130 mi).

1974 January 5 - . 01:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • JHU UVS Kohoutek Optical / ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 233 km (144 mi).

1974 January 8 - . 01:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • NRL NB12.271 Aeronomy / extreme ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1974 January 13 - . 02:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 82 km (50 mi).

1974 January 16 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1974 January 22 - . 16:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar extreme ultraviolet / x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 238 km (147 mi).

1974 February 9 - . 02:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 186 km (115 mi).

1974 February 12 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 227 km (141 mi).

1974 February 16 - . 08:33 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • HISTAR Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 111 km (68 mi).

1974 March 16 - . 03:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 199 km (123 mi).

1974 March 21 - . 04:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Auroral Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 251 km (155 mi).

1974 April 6 - . 04:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 237 km (147 mi).

1974 April 22 - . 18:02 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Aeronomy / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 212 km (131 mi).

1974 May 15 - . 22:11 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 281 km (174 mi).

1974 June 19 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1974 June 22 - . 07:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • 13-in RC Flight 2 Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1974 June 27 - . 18:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1974 June 29 - . 19:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Aladdin 74 extreme ultraviolet Airglow Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 211 km (131 mi).

1974 June 30 - . 03:31 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC36. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • NRL P3 Probe - . Nation: USA. Agency: NRL. Apogee: 229 km (142 mi).

1974 July 20 - . 06:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 195 km (121 mi).

1974 September 4 - . 10:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200.
  • HISTAR 8 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1974 September 7 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1974 September 11 - . 22:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200.
  • HISTAR 9 Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1974 September 17 - . 15:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200.
  • HISTAR Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 193 km (119 mi).

1974 September 18 - . 17:43 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 252 km (156 mi).

1974 October 3 - . 05:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1974 October 19 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 201 km (124 mi).

1974 November 3 - . 11:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Crab occultation Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1974 November 16 - . 09:49 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Ae 170A-HE Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 181 km (112 mi).

1974 November 16 - . 10:35 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 166 km (103 mi).

1974 November 25 - . 09:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1974 November 27 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 297 km (184 mi).

1974 December 28 - . 06:14 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Crab occultation Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 197 km (122 mi).

1975 February 1 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • 13-in RC Flight 3 Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 220 km (130 mi).

1975 February 3 - . 09:16 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 253 km (157 mi).

1975 February 13 - . 13:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 295 km (183 mi).

1975 March 8 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1975 March 10 - . 21:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150A MII.
  • JHU Aurora 10 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 172 km (106 mi).

1975 March 15 - . 04:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 214 km (132 mi).

1975 March 15 - . 07:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • JHU UVT F8 (Saturn) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 261 km (162 mi).

1975 April 10 - . 04:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1975 June 9 - . 18:42 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 29 km (18 mi).

1975 June 10 - . 10:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Density / Laser Backscatter Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL. Apogee: 158 km (98 mi).

1975 July 10 - . 08:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • 13-in RC Flight 4 Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1975 August 7 - . 03:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Density / Bremss Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF CRL. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1975 August 16 - . 07:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 172 km (106 mi).

1975 August 26 - . 18:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1975 October 3 - . 03:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 212 km (131 mi).

1975 October 9 - . 10:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi).

1975 October 18 - . 04:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1975 October 29 - . 02:39 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 186 km (115 mi).

1975 November 8 - . 05:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1975 December 4 - . 03:22 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF CRL. Apogee: 286 km (177 mi).

1975 December 6 - . 06:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 221 km (137 mi).

1975 December 6 - . 07:42 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 186 km (115 mi).

1976 February 24 - . 19:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • XUV Solar x-ray / ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 221 km (137 mi).

1976 March 5 - . 11:36 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Comet West Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 215 km (133 mi).

1976 March 5 - . 11:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • JHU UVS Comet West Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 209 km (129 mi).

1976 March 10 - . 10:58 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Comet West Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1976 March 22 - . 06:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Auroral UV / particles Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1976 March 23 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • GSFC NGC 4151 Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 216 km (134 mi).

1976 March 26 - . 02:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • JHU Aurora 11 Aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1976 March 26 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar x-ray / ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 203 km (126 mi).

1976 April 21 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • NRL XR X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 202 km (125 mi).

1976 May 11 - . 08:55 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • CIT Cyg X-1 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1976 May 11 - . 17:08 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 248 km (154 mi).

1976 May 18 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar XUV / UV Solar ultraviolet and x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 190 km (110 mi).

1976 June 17 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • SAO XR X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 232 km (144 mi).

1976 June 29 - . 18:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar Constant 1 Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1976 July 13 - . 17:48 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. Launch Pad: LC35 L21A. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Aerobee Reuse test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 183 km (113 mi). Aerobee Reuse Test mission..

1976 July 26 - . 15:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Aerobee Reuse test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi). Aerobee Reuse Test mission..

1976 August 3 - . 19:16 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • HISTAR Infrared astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 257 km (159 mi).

1976 August 4 - . 17:39 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 222 km (137 mi).

1976 September 16 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Solar x-ray mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1976 October 30 - . 03:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • NRL Mk II ultraviolet Camera Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1977 January 15 - . 06:17 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Wisconsin Soft X-ray Survey X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 196 km (121 mi).

1977 February 15 - . 14:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • CAL X-ray study X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1977 February 15 - . 17:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • NRL XR X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1977 February 17 - . 08:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • JHU UVS (Sirius B) Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1977 February 17 - . 14:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 197 km (122 mi).

1977 February 21 - . 14:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • JHU UVT F9 (Alpha Centauri) Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1977 February 21 - . 21:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Ultraviolet Extinction Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1977 February 23 - . 13:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA8. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1977 March 22 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1977 April 21 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar ultraviolet / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 237 km (147 mi).

1977 May 20 - . 23:09 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 23 km (14 mi).

1977 May 25 - . 07:25 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1977 August 9 - . 16:10 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar ultraviolet Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1977 October 2 - . 03:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • SAO XR / Italy XR X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 198 km (123 mi).

1977 December 11 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 177 km (109 mi).

1977 December 13 - . 05:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • PRECEDE Active plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 102 km (63 mi).

1978 February 4 - . 08:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 200A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 29 km (18 mi).

1978 February 28 - . 17:52 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 223 km (138 mi).

1978 May 6 - . 07:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1978 May 16 - . 20:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Extreme ultraviolet Aeronomy / ionosphere / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 191 km (118 mi).

1978 July 25 - . 04:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • DENSITY Laser Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1978 September 19 - . 18:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Solar ultraviolet Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 192 km (119 mi).

1978 November 3 - . 01:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • UM Airglow payload Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 151 km (93 mi).

1978 November 16 - . 18:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170A.
  • Solar Constant 2 Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1979 August 14 - . 20:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • DMSP UV Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 178 km (110 mi).

1979 November 16 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • Solar mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1979 December 12 - . 01:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • UM Airglow payload Magnetosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 122 km (75 mi).

1980 September 18 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Ultraviolet Solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF GL. Apogee: 197 km (122 mi).

1981 December 8 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • UM Airglow payload Magnetosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1982 March 13 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • NRL Mk II ultraviolet Camera Ultraviolet astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1982 November 15 - . 08:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • Astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1983 April 19 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 170.
  • Ultraviolet Ionosphere / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 204 km (126 mi).

1983 August 29 - . 13:20 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • JHU Airglow 13 (HUT) Airglow mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1983 September 22 - . 21:45 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150.
  • UM Airglow payload Magnetosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1984 May 9 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 350.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1985 January 17 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC35. Launch Pad: LC35 L-21B. LV Family: Aerobee. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee 150 MI.
  • JHU Airglow 14 (HUT) Airglow mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).


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