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Boosted Arcas 2
Part of Arcas Family
American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x MARC 42A1 + 1 x Arcas

Status: Retired 1971. First Launch: 1966-07-25. Last Launch: 1971-10-13. Number: 25 . Height: 3.40 m (11.10 ft). Diameter: 0.11 m (0.36 ft). Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).



Country: USA. Launch Sites: Wallops Island, White Sands, Fort Churchill, Andoya, Thumba, Kiruna, Resolute Bay. Stages: MARC 42A1, MARC 2B1. Agency: Atlantic Research.

1966 July 25 - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Test 1 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1968 April 14 - . 02:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1968 April 14 - . 05:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1968 April 17 - . 20:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • MARC 42A2 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 8.00 km (4.90 mi).

1968 August 12 - . 12:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • ESRO A50 / 1 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 96 km (59 mi).

1968 August 25 - . 16:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • ESRO A50 / 2 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Europe. Agency: ESRO. Apogee: 109 km (67 mi).

1968 September 20 - . 19:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Launcher test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 43 km (26 mi).

1968 October 24 - . 20:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • RTG SA1 / 1-K68 Ionosphere / aurora mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, RTG. Apogee: 104 km (64 mi).

1969 January 17 - . 00:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • RTG SA1 / 2-A69 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, RTG. Apogee: 7.00 km (4.30 mi).

1969 January 18 - . 19:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • RTG SA1 / 3-A69 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, RTG. Apogee: 99 km (61 mi).

1969 January 27 - . 19:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Res Bay Eval test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 102 km (63 mi).

1969 April 14 - . 02:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: ESSA, NASA. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi).

1969 April 14 - . 05:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: ESSA, NASA. Apogee: 99 km (61 mi).

1969 April 14 - . 21:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: ESSA, NASA. Apogee: 110 km (60 mi).

1969 April 19 - . 00:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • O / OH profile Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Apogee: 104 km (64 mi).

1969 April 19 - . 01:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • O / OH profile Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Apogee: 103 km (64 mi).

1969 April 19 - . 04:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Fort Churchill. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • O / OH profile Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Canada. Apogee: 55 km (34 mi).

1969 October 10 - . 01:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Resolute Bay. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 110 km (60 mi).

1970 March 27 - . 12:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • ISRO-12.04 Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 93 km (57 mi).

1970 March 27 - . 13:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • ISRO-12.05 Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 103 km (64 mi).

1970 March 27 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • ISRO-12.06 Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 97 km (60 mi).

1971 January 29 - . 19:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Plasma mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 122 km (75 mi).

1971 August 10 - . 20:15 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1971 October 13 - . 17:50 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi).

1971 October 13 - . 19:59 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Arcas. Launch Vehicle: Boosted Arcas 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).


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