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CELPA
CELPA
CELPA
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Sounding rocket launch location.

AKA: Centro de Ensayo y Lanzamiento de Proyectiles Autopropulsados Chamical. First Launch: 1962-11-10. Last Launch: 2013-12-18. Number: 103 . Location: La Rioja. Longitude: -66.3408 deg. Latitude: -30.1274 deg.



Family: Suborbital Launch Site. Country: Argentina. Launch Vehicles: Loki Dart, Nike Cajun, Nike Apache, Arcas, Centaure, Gamma Centauro, Dragon 1, Judi-Dart, Orion-1, Orion-2, Canopus 2, Rigel, Castor (A). Bibliography: 2.

1962 November 10 - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
  • Nation: Argentina. Agency: IIAE. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi). 90-100 km claimed.

1962 Nov 11? - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
1962 Nov 12? - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
1962 Nov 14? - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
1962 November 15 - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi).

1962 November 27 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1962 November 30 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1962 December 8 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1962 December 9 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1963 May 25 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure.
  • Sodium cloud Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 189 km (117 mi).

1963 May 30 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1963 May 30 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1963 October 1 - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi).

1964 November 4 - . 08:31 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1964 November 5 - . 23:16 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 176 km (109 mi).

1964 November 6 - . 08:31 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1964 December 1 - . 04:20 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1964 December 4 - . 18:06 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 123 km (76 mi).

1965 February 6 - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
1965 February 6 - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
  • Meteorological mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi).

1965 February 8 - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Gamma Centauro.
1965 October 1 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1965 November 25 - . 04:40 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1965 November 25 - . 08:24 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1965 November 26 - . 08:24 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1966 April 27 - . 21:54 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • EXAMETNET (Judi?) Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 May 18 - . 18:42 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 66 km (41 mi).

1966 May 18 - . 20:22 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 53 km (32 mi).

1966 May 19 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1966 June 15 - . 15:43 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1966 July 1 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1966 July 13 - . 22:44 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1966 July 14 - . 01:18 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1966 July 14 - . 15:17 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1966 August 13 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 114 km (70 mi).

1966 August 17 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 194 km (120 mi).

1966 September 1 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1966 September 8 - . 18:41 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 September 14 - . 19:15 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 61 km (37 mi).

1966 September 21 - . 16:40 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 67 km (41 mi).

1966 September 28 - . 18:05 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Arcasonde 2B - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi).

1966 October 6 - . 00:40 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
1966 October 13 - . 23:30 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1966 December 14 - . 14:07 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 December 14 - . 20:25 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1967 January 18 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1967 February 15 - . 14:01 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1967 March 15 - . 11:10 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 32 km (19 mi).

1967 April 12 - . 14:46 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1967 May 17 - . 16:15 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1967 May 19 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Rat payload - . Nation: Argentina. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1967 June 14 - . 16:40 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi).

1967 July 12 - . 17:02 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1967 August 16 - . 14:25 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1967 August 30 - . 17:32 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • ION 1 / 67 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 225 km (139 mi).

1967 September 2 - . 17:37 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Apache.
  • ION 2 / 67 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 232 km (144 mi).

1967 September 6 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
1967 September 6 - . 22:35 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1967 September 7 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
1967 September 7 - . 06:05 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1967 September 7 - . 09:50 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1967 September 13 - . 20:30 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1967 October 18 - . 21:03 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

1967 November 7 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Centaure 1.
  • Aeronomy mission? - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1967 November 15 - . 15:57 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1967 December 13 - . 13:55 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi).

1967 December 14 - . 23:00 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi).

1967 December 16 - . 14:58 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1968 January 17 - . 17:25 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1968 February 14 - . 13:33 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1968 March 13 - . 15:28 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1968 March 20 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi).

1968 March 27 - . 15:58 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1968 April 3 - . 13:39 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1968 April 10 - . 02:10 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1968 April 17 - . 16:26 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi).

1968 August 28 - . 22:40 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1969 April 16 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Rigel. Launch Vehicle: Canopus 2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1969 May 28 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Biological mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1969 August 30 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1969 August 30 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Biological mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1969 September 12 - . 04:06 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Rigel.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1969 October 23 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Rigel. Launch Vehicle: Canopus 2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1969 December 22 - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Rigel.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1969 December 22 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Rigel. Launch Vehicle: Castor (A).
  • Dummy St2 test - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 52 km (32 mi).

1969 December 23 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Rigel. Launch Vehicle: Canopus 2.
  • Test / biology mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1970 December 19 - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Rigel. Launch Vehicle: Castor (A).
  • Dummy St2 test - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

1971 December 19 - . 23:33 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: IIAE.Orion. Launch Vehicle: Orion-2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 106 km (65 mi).

1972 November 2 - . 23:28 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Rigel.
  • MPE Barium release? EXP 63 Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 240 km (140 mi).

1972 November 4 - . 23:27 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Rigel.
  • MPE Barium release? EXP 64 Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 252 km (156 mi).

1972 November 11 - . 08:26 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Rigel.
  • MPE Barium release? EXP 65 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1972 December 13 - . 05:18 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Belier. Launch Vehicle: Dragon 1.
  • FU-206 Protons / electrons Ionosphere / geocorona mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 380 km (230 mi).

1973 November 18 - . 23:34 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Rigel.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).

1973 November 19 - . 23:35 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. Launch Vehicle: Rigel.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: CONAE. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1973 November 22 - . 23:39 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Rigel. Launch Vehicle: Castor (A).
1974 March 19 - . 15:40 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • DIURNAL PWN-8B Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Wallops. Apogee: 56 km (34 mi).

1974 March 19 - . 18:31 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • DIURNAL PWN-8B Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Wallops. Apogee: 62 km (38 mi).

1974 March 19 - . 21:30 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • DIURNAL PWN-8B Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Wallops. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1974 March 20 - . 00:30 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • DIURNAL PWN-8B Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Wallops. Apogee: 62 km (38 mi).

1974 March 20 - . 03:30 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • DIURNAL PWN-8B Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Wallops. Apogee: 53 km (32 mi).

1974 March 20 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • DIURNAL PWN-8B Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Wallops. Apogee: 63 km (39 mi).

1974 March 20 - . 09:31 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Loki Dart.
  • DIURNAL PWN-8B Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA Wallops. Apogee: 62 km (38 mi).

2013 December 18 - . 10:42 GMT - . Launch Site: CELPA. LV Family: Rigel. Launch Vehicle: Centenario.
  • Experiencia Centenario - . Nation: Argentina. Agency: IIAE. Apogee: 49 km (30 mi).


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