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Bikini
Bikini
Bikini
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Nuclear test site. Sounding rockets were launched from here to monitor blast and fallout of nuclear explosions.

AKA: Pacific Proving Grounds. First Launch: 1956-04-01. Last Launch: 1956-07-21. Number: 13 . Location: Bikini Island. Longitude: 165.5529 deg. Latitude: 11.6150 deg.



Family: Suborbital Launch Site. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Asp, Loki Dart. Agency: USN. Bibliography: 2.

1956 April 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Platform: DD-787. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1956 April 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Platform: DD-790. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1956 May 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Platform: DD-787. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1956 May 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Platform: DD-790. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1956 May 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Vehicle: Asp.
  • Redwing 1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 May 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Vehicle: Asp.
  • Redwing 2 (to 40) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 June 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Platform: DD-790. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 June 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Platform: DD-787. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 June 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Vehicle: Asp.
  • Redwing 2 (to 40) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 July 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Platform: DD-790. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 July 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Platform: DD-787. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 July 1 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Vehicle: Asp.
  • Redwing 2 (to 40) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1956 July 21 - . Launch Site: Bikini. Launch Vehicle: Asp.
  • PMR Redwing 41 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).


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