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Grand Turk Island DZ
Part of Grand Turk Island Family
Rocket air-launch position.

First Launch: 1959-04-23. Last Launch: 1959-04-23. Number: 1 . Longitude: -71.0000 deg. Latitude: 21.5000 deg.



Family: Air Drop Zone. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Navaho, Hound Dog, SRAM. Launch Sites: Grand Turk Island.

1959 April 23 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Platform: B-52. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Hound Dog.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Program: Navaho. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi). First Hound Dog test launch..

1974 August 20 - . 11:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 March 25 - . 12:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 April 21 - . 12:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 May 12 - . 11:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 May 12 - . 11:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 May 23 - . 11:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 May 23 - . 11:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 November 13 - . 13:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 November 14 - . 12:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1975 November 24 - . 13:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1976 April 14 - . 12:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1976 April 14 - . 12:21 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1976 December 14 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Plattsburgh AFB. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1976 December 14 - . 12:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Plattsburgh AFB. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1977 April 14 - . 11:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Ellsworth AFB. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1977 December 14 - . 12:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Barksdale AFB. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF SAC. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1978 March 1 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Robins AFB. Launch Platform: B-52G. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1978 July 20 - . 11:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Grand Forks AFB. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1978 December 13 - . 11:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Wurt AFB. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1979 January 17 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1979 January 19 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1979 January 19 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1979 February 7 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1979 November 28 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1979 December 12 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1979 December 12 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1980 February 6 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1980 November 5 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1981 December 9 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: FB-111. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1983 June 22 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1983 July 26 - . Launch Site: Grand Turk Island. Launch Complex: Grand Turk Island DZ. Launch Pad: Aircraft from Cape Canaveral. Launch Platform: B-52. Launch Vehicle: SRAM.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).


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