First Launch: 1961-11-14. Last Launch: 1961-11-14. Number: 1 . Longitude: 30.58 deg. Latitude: 29.79 deg.
United Arab Republic neither confirmed nor denied reports of November 8 that it had successfully launched its first rocket. Dr. Eugen Saenger of the Stuttgart Jet Propulsion Institute in Germany denied any connection with the United Arab Republic program as charged by Israel.