First Launch: 1958-08-12. Last Launch: 1958-08-12. Number: 1 . Longitude: -169.52 deg. Latitude: 16.74 deg.
Orange was a rocket-launched test of the W-39 warhead. Purpose was to measure the effects of high altitude nuclear explosions in order to design warheads for Nike-Zeus anti-ballistic missile system. The Hardtack Configuration Redstone shot the 3.8 megaton warhead to an altitude of 43 km.