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British National Space Research Council, UK.

AKA: UK Science Research Council. Location: Swindon, England.



Country: UK. Stages: Martlet 3-1, HARP-1, Martlet 2-1.

1966 April 18 - . 21:53 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 69 km (42 mi).

1967 May 5 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg SLC5. LV Family: Scout. Launch Vehicle: Scout A.
  • Ariel 3 - . Payload: UK 3 (UK-E). Mass: 90 kg (198 lb). Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft: Ariel. Decay Date: 1970-12-14 . USAF Sat Cat: 2773 . COSPAR: 1967-042A. Apogee: 604 km (375 mi). Perigee: 499 km (310 mi). Inclination: 80.6000 deg. Period: 95.60 min. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B). .

1967 June 1 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1967 June 1 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1967 Q3? - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Test launch - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1967 July 8 - . 00:10 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi).

1967 July 12 - . 00:11 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1968 Q1? - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Test - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1968 February 3 - . 17:12 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electrons Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1968 February 29 - . 21:18 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electrons Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1968 March 6 - . 16:36 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • C / D / E electrons Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1968 March 25 - . 21:14 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • C / D / E electrons Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1968 March 29 - . 13:53 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 88 km (54 mi).

1968 May 29 - . 13:15 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Langmuir probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1968 June 1 - . 17:50 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Langmuir probe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 131 km (81 mi).

1968 June 21 - . 12:28 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1968 June 22 - . 15:15 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere/Solar X-ray mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi).

1968 July 2 - . 13:43 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1968 July 8 - . 14:55 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1968 August 1 - . 10:27 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar X-rays / La / ne Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1968 August 7 - . 13:12 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 94 km (58 mi).

1968 November 8 - . 12:00 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1968 November 11 - . 08:00 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • C / D / E electrons / SpE Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1968 November 16 - . 11:49 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1968 November 22 - . 12:56 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1968 November 30 - . 14:57 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1968 December 5 - . 11:36 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 111 km (68 mi).

1968 December 5 - . 13:48 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi).

1968 December 5 - . 15:29 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1968 December 9 - . 13:17 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter abs / Strato Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 118 km (73 mi).

1969 February 3 - . 21:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electrons Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 157 km (97 mi).

1969 February 11 - . 21:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electrons Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 157 km (97 mi).

1969 February 14 - . 22:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Small scale structure Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1969 February 15 - . 21:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Small scale structure Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 153 km (95 mi).

1969 March 17 - . 00:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Particles Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 151 km (93 mi).

1969 March 17 - . 18:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E field gradient Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1969 March 18 - . 18:16 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E-region E field Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1969 March 29 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Small scale structure Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1969 June 18 - . 12:50 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar X-rays / La / ne Ionosphere / solar x-ray mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1969 June 19 - . 16:06 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar X-rays / La / ne Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi).

1969 July 28 - . 14:15 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • SpE fine scale Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 121 km (75 mi).

1969 August 2 - . 11:37 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • SpE fine scale Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1969 September 15 - . 13:34 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1969 September 30 - . 22:40 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Night D / E-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1969 October 1 - . 01:20 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Night D / E-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1969 October 1 - . 04:19 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Night D / E-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1969 October 10 - . 06:50 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • SpE Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1969 October 11 - . 19:36 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E fields Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1969 October 14 - . 18:43 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D / E regions Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1969 October 17 - . 07:05 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • SpE Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1969 December 12 - . 13:04 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi).

1969 December 16 - . 14:43 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 89 km (55 mi).

1970 January 5 - . 14:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 77 km (47 mi).

1970 January 7 - . 14:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 January 9 - . 14:17 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 82 km (50 mi).

1970 January 9 - . 14:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 74 km (45 mi).

1970 January 12 - . 13:53 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 85 km (52 mi).

1970 January 12 - . 14:39 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 68 km (42 mi).

1970 January 14 - . 04:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 78 km (48 mi).

1970 January 17 - . 14:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 72 km (44 mi).

1970 January 19 - . 15:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1970 January 21 - . 15:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1970 January 23 - . 15:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1970 January 26 - . 15:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi).

1970 January 28 - . 15:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1970 January 30 - . 15:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 78 km (48 mi).

1970 February 18 - . 09:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • ISRO 16.01 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi).

1970 February 21 - . 12:35 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • UK-4 instrumented prototype Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1970 April 11 - . 13:06 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1970 April 11 - . 16:06 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1970 April 14 - . 09:15 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi).

1970 April 14 - . 12:33 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi).

1970 April 15 - . 10:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • ISRO-16.13 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 93 km (57 mi).

1970 April 16 - . 01:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • ISRO-16.12 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 91 km (56 mi).

1970 April 17 - . 13:06 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 95 km (59 mi).

1970 April 21 - . 20:42 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Particles Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 139 km (86 mi).

1970 June 24 - . 15:09 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1970 June 27 - . 17:27 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • SpE fine scale Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1970 July 1 - . 15:06 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1970 September 8 - . 05:07 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D / E regions Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1970 September 8 - . 19:01 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D / E regions Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1970 September 11 - . 05:59 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D / E regions Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1970 September 18 - . 11:39 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly / Stratosphere Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1970 November 12 - . 12:30 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly / Stratosphere Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 85 km (52 mi).

1970 November 16 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Particles Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1970 November 19 - . 06:16 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • VLF fields Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1970 December 2 - . 13:03 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel. FAILURE: Failure.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 38 km (23 mi).

1971 March 12 - . 21:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Auroral electrons Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 153 km (95 mi).

1971 March 12 - . 22:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Auroral electrons Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1971 April 5 - . 23:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Small-scale structure Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1971 April 14 - . 22:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Particles Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1971 April 15 - . 00:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winds / E field Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 131 km (81 mi).

1971 April 16 - . 05:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • VLF waves Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1971 April 21 - . 18:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E field Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1971 April 21 - . 21:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winds / E field Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 128 km (79 mi).

1971 April 21 - . 23:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E field Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1971 April 24 - . 23:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E field Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 162 km (100 mi).

1971 May 1 - . 23:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E field Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).

1971 June 25 - . 11:30 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D / E regions Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1971 June 26 - . 19:44 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar La / X / ne Ionosphere / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1971 June 28 - . 12:25 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar La / X / ne Ionosphere / solar extreme ultraviolet mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1971 July 1 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • ionosphere / Neutral atmosphere Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 89 km (55 mi).

1971 July 14 - . 12:50 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1971 July 14 - . 21:00 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electron analyser Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1971 July 14 - . 22:04 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electron analyser Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1971 July 30 - . 12:34 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1971 September 13 - . 21:14 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Night D / E regions Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 18 km (11 mi).

1971 September 15 - . 13:22 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 82 km (50 mi).

1971 September 22 - . 12:41 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar La / X / ne Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1971 September 24 - . 17:26 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar La / X / ne Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 125 km (77 mi).

1971 September 28 - . 11:48 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly / Stratosphere Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1971 October 14 - . 11:55 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 91 km (56 mi).

1971 November 18 - . 01:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Lithium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1971 November 19 - . 11:53 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 92 km (57 mi).

1971 November 25 - . 01:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Lithium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1971 December 1 - . 13:34 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).

1971 December 3 - . 12:58 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1971 December 6 - . 14:03 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1971 December 7 - . 13:10 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-region Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1971 December 10 - . 12:22 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electron temp Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1971 December 11 - . 20:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg SLC5. LV Family: Scout. Launch Vehicle: Scout B-1.
  • Ariel 4 - . Payload: UK 4. Mass: 100 kg (220 lb). Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft: Ariel. Decay Date: 1978-12-12 . USAF Sat Cat: 5675 . COSPAR: 1971-109A. Apogee: 592 km (367 mi). Perigee: 476 km (295 mi). Inclination: 82.0000 deg. Period: 95.30 min. Ionospheric studies. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B). .

1972 January 4 - . 13:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO 18.01 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 167 km (103 mi).

1972 January 5 - . 13:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Skua. FAILURE: Failure.
  • ISRO-16.14 Ionosphere / barium release mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 2.00 km (1.20 mi).

1972 January 6 - . 13:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO 18.02 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1972 January 7 - . 13:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO 18.03 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 166 km (103 mi).

1972 January 14 - . 18:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO 18.04 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 128 km (79 mi).

1972 January 15 - . 12:14 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 87 km (54 mi).

1972 January 15 - . 13:37 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar La / X / ne Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 147 km (91 mi).

1972 January 18 - . 00:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • ISRO-16.15 Ionosphere / barium release mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1972 January 18 - . 05:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel. FAILURE: Failure.
  • ISRO 18.05 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 23 km (14 mi).

1972 January 22 - . 12:44 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar La / X / ne Ionosphere / solar x-rays mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1972 January 31 - . 13:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2.
  • ISRO-16.16 Ionosphere / barium release mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi).

1972 February 2 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO 18.06 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1972 February 5 - . 06:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO 18.07 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 139 km (86 mi).

1972 February 13 - . 12:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO 18.08 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1972 February 17 - . 13:48 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Faraday rotation Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1972 February 18 - . 12:38 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E-region multiprobe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 25 km (15 mi).

1972 April 19 - . 11:37 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 87 km (54 mi).

1972 May 17 - . 11:34 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 93 km (57 mi).

1972 August 29 - . 11:12 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E-region multiprobe Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1972 August 29 - . 13:12 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar La / X Solar ultraviolet and x-ray mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1972 August 30 - . 22:02 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Scattered La Ionosphere / aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 118 km (73 mi).

1972 August 31 - . 00:02 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Scattered La Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).

1972 August 31 - . 02:16 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Scattered La Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1972 October 5 - . 19:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Particles / substorm Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 117 km (72 mi).

1972 October 7 - . 22:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Particles / substorm Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1972 October 10 - . 21:21 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • VLF radio hiss Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1972 October 12 - . 04:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2.
  • Ionosphere / barium release mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1972 October 21 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Particles / substorm Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 117 km (72 mi).

1972 October 23 - . 16:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2.
  • Ionosphere / barium release mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1972 October 23 - . 19:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electron analyser Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1972 October 29 - . 15:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2.
  • Ionosphere / barium release mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1972 November 3 - . 11:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Polar chorus Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1972 November 8 - . 22:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Particles / substorm Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1973 February 19 - . 13:17 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Composition Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).

1973 February 22 - . 13:04 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electrons / La Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1973 February 23 - . 13:48 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electrons / La Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1973 March 20 - . 03:41 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Dawn chorus Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1973 March 31 - . 03:17 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Dawn chorus Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1973 April 3 - . 06:09 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-Region / Solar La / X Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 131 km (81 mi).

1973 April 3 - . 06:54 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-Region / Solar La / X Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1973 April 3 - . 08:14 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-Region / Solar La / X Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1973 April 3 - . 09:48 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-Region / Solar La / X Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 139 km (86 mi).

1973 April 3 - . 14:52 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-Region / Solar La / X Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1973 April 3 - . 16:15 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-Region / Solar La / X Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi).

1973 April 3 - . 17:44 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • D-Region / Solar La / X Ionosphere-solar mission Ionosphere-solar mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1973 May 19 - . 11:11 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • XRB scintillator tel X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1973 June 29 - . 11:59 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Composition Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1973 July 2 - . 12:30 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Composition Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi).

1973 July 23 - . 12:23 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • XRB scintillator tel X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1973 September 3 - . 00:03 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Airglow Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1973 September 3 - . 02:04 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Airglow Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1973 September 6 - . 11:39 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Composition / La Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 131 km (81 mi).

1973 September 10 - . 00:02 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • TMA Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1973 September 10 - . 04:18 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • TMA Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1973 September 15 - . 04:36 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ELF / VLF Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).

1973 October 14 - . 00:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Sodium release Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 166 km (103 mi).

1973 October 16 - . 19:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Particles Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 148 km (91 mi).

1973 October 17 - . 17:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Sodium release Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi).

1973 October 30 - . 18:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel. FAILURE: Failure.
  • High Latitude / Particles Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 71 km (44 mi).

1973 October 30 - . 19:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / e, p Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 133 km (82 mi).

1973 October 30 - . 20:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / e, p Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1973 November 16 - . 23:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Electric field Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1973 November 16 - . 23:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Sodium release Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1973 November 17 - . 00:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Substorm Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1973 November 17 - . 01:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Sodium release Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 175 km (108 mi).

1973 November 17 - . 01:22 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Substorm Aurora mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1973 December 2 - . 14:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Barium release Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1973 December 6 - . 07:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / Barium release Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1973 December 6 - . 09:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • High Latitude / ELF-VLF Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1974 April 1 - . 22:37 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1974 April 1 - . 22:56 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1974 April 3 - . 05:24 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 133 km (82 mi).

1974 April 3 - . 05:40 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 133 km (82 mi).

1974 April 30 - . 16:55 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Quiet ionosphere Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 126 km (78 mi).

1974 September 3 - . 23:25 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Plasmapause flux Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi).

1974 September 6 - . 23:59 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • Plasmapause flux Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1974 September 11 - . 11:02 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Mass spectrometer Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1974 September 24 - . 23:17 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Airglow Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi).

1974 September 27 - . 02:09 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Airglow Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi).

1974 September 28 - . 11:32 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electron density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 119 km (73 mi).

1974 October 15 - . 07:47 GMT - . Launch Site: San Marco. LV Family: Scout. Launch Vehicle: Scout B-1.
  • Ariel 5 - . Payload: UK 5. Mass: 129 kg (284 lb). Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft: Ariel. Decay Date: 1980-03-14 . USAF Sat Cat: 7471 . COSPAR: 1974-077A. Apogee: 549 km (341 mi). Perigee: 504 km (313 mi). Inclination: 2.9000 deg. Period: 94.90 min. X-ray observatory. Cosmic X-ray astronomy. Injection point: 2.7S, 58.2E. Anticipated life: 5 years. Time of launch: 07:47:00.25 GMT. Decay also (belatedly) noted in ST/SG/SER.E/216. .

1974 November 29 - . 10:17 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 118 km (73 mi).

1974 November 29 - . 10:53 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi).

1974 November 29 - . 12:09 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 123 km (76 mi).

1974 December 2 - . 12:36 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1974 December 7 - . 20:37 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 101 km (62 mi).

1974 December 7 - . 20:58 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1974 December 7 - . 22:26 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1974 December 7 - . 22:53 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Airglow Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1974 December 17 - . 11:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonde Stromfjord. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Polar Cusp Li Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1974 December 17 - . 12:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonde Stromfjord. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Polar Cusp Li Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1974 December 18 - . 11:15 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonde Stromfjord. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Polar Cusp Li Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1974 December 18 - . 12:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonde Stromfjord. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Polar Cusp Li Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1975 February 9 - . 00:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.09 Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1975 February 9 - . 00:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.12 Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1975 February 9 - . 00:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.10 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1975 February 9 - . 05:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.11 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 102 km (63 mi).

1975 February 9 - . 07:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.13 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1975 February 19 - . 08:37 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.15 Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1975 February 19 - . 08:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.14 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1975 February 19 - . 13:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.16 Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 165 km (102 mi).

1975 March 15 - . 16:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.17 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 147 km (91 mi).

1975 March 16 - . 00:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.18 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).

1975 March 19 - . 09:21 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.19 Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 107 km (66 mi).

1975 March 24 - . 00:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Thumba. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ISRO-18.20 Fields mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1975 May 3 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electron density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 111 km (68 mi).

1975 September 8 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 141 km (87 mi).

1975 September 9 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Airglow Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1975 September 9 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electron density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1975 November 28 - . 12:28 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Electron density Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1975 November 28 - . 12:56 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 147 km (91 mi).

1976 January 21 - . 15:55 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly B-VI-2 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA, SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1976 January 21 - . 18:17 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly B-VI-3 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA, SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1976 May 6 - . 11:44 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Mass spectrometer Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1976 May 6 - . 12:21 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Faraday rotation Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1976 June 4 - . 04:23 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • E field / VLF Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 143 km (88 mi).

1976 June 4 - . 04:39 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • VLF Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1976 July 5 - . 11:44 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1976 November 21 - . 21:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: Fulmar.
  • Auroral mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 137 km (85 mi).

1976 December 11 - . 02:40 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: Fulmar.
  • Aurora / aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 214 km (132 mi).

1977 February 7 - . 22:05 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 46 km (28 mi).

1977 February 7 - . 23:09 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).

1977 February 7 - . 23:26 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Ionosphere / plasma mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1977 February 11 - . 12:33 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1977 February 11 - . 13:18 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1977 February 11 - . 13:59 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 142 km (88 mi).

1977 June 27 - . 11:48 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1977 June 27 - . 12:06 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • O2 / ne Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 124 km (77 mi).

1977 October 16 - . 22:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: Fulmar.
  • Wind / T Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 247 km (153 mi).

1977 October 16 - . 22:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • Sodium release Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 207 km (128 mi).

1977 November 17 - . 21:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: Fulmar.
  • Electrons / Ions Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 261 km (162 mi).

1977 December 5 - . 02:08 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: Fulmar.
  • HLC 2B Auroral mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 255 km (158 mi).

1978 February 2 - . 13:04 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1978 February 2 - . 13:33 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Ion composition Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 112 km (69 mi).

1978 February 2 - . 13:56 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Solar La Ionosphere / solar ultraviolet mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1978 February 6 - . 00:20 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Ultraviolet airglow Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 136 km (84 mi).

1978 February 6 - . 01:00 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • La / ne Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 125 km (77 mi).

1978 February 7 - . 00:30 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Ion composition Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 108 km (67 mi).

1978 February 7 - . 01:01 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Atmospheric mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 139 km (86 mi).

1978 July 30 - . 22:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1978 August 13 - . 00:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1979 January 25 - . 21:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • Auroral pulsations Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 179 km (111 mi).

1979 January 27 - . 20:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • Auroral pulsations Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 180 km (110 mi).

1979 March 19 - . 00:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: Fulmar. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 15 km (9 mi).

1979 March 28 - . 15:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Andoya. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • VLF waves Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1979 April 25 - . 12:24 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

1979 June 2 - . 23:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Complex: Wallops Island LA3A. LV Family: Scout. Launch Vehicle: Scout D-1.
  • Ariel 6 - . Payload: UK 6. Mass: 154 kg (339 lb). Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft: Ariel. Decay Date: 1990-09-23 . USAF Sat Cat: 11382 . COSPAR: 1979-047A. Apogee: 383 km (237 mi). Perigee: 372 km (231 mi). Inclination: 55.0000 deg. Period: 92.10 min. Detection of heavy cosmic particles and X-ray astronomy. Launch time 2326 GMT. Also registered by the United States in ST/SG/SER.E/26, with parameters 97.2 min, 601 x 653 km x 55.0 deg, category A. .

1979 July 20 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1979 July 20 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 149 km (92 mi).

1979 July 20 - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Atomic oxygen Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1979 September 24 - . 05:32 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Plasma injection Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1979 October 3 - . 18:42 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • Plasma injection Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1980 July 26 - . 23:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • VLF propagation Ionosphere mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 168 km (104 mi).

1980 November 11 - . 00:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • EBC-C E5 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 170 km (100 mi).

1980 November 16 - . 03:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • EBC-B E5 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 174 km (108 mi).

1980 November 30 - . 23:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • EBC-A2 E5 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 169 km (105 mi).

1981 February 7 - . 20:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • Atomic oxygen Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 171 km (106 mi).

1981 December 1 - . 15:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Lithium / sodium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1981 December 9 - . 17:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. LV Family: Petrel. Launch Vehicle: Petrel 2.
  • Lithium / sodium release Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 188 km (116 mi).

1981 December 16 - . 14:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • LITHIUM Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 187 km (116 mi).

1982 March 23 - . 21:27 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ETON Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1982 March 23 - . 21:48 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ETON Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 138 km (85 mi).

1982 March 23 - . 22:10 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ETON Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1982 March 23 - . 22:57 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ETON Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 139 km (86 mi).

1982 March 23 - . 23:12 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ETON Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 131 km (81 mi).

1982 March 23 - . 23:28 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ETON Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 127 km (78 mi).

1982 March 23 - . 23:55 GMT - . Launch Site: South Uist. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • ETON Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1982 August 4 - . 00:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • CAMP Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1982 August 11 - . 23:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Kiruna. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • CAMP Aeronomy mission - . Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Apogee: 129 km (80 mi).

1984 August 16 - . 14:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC17A. LV Family: Thor. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3924.
  • AMPTE 3 - . Payload: AMPTE-UKS UK Subsatellite. Mass: 77 kg (169 lb). Nation: UK. Agency: SRC. Class: Earth. Type: Magnetosphere satellite. Spacecraft: AMPTE. Decay Date: 1990-02-21 . USAF Sat Cat: 15201 . COSPAR: 1984-088C. Apogee: 113,417 km (70,473 mi). Perigee: 1,002 km (622 mi). Inclination: 26.9000 deg. Period: 2,659.60 min. Detected tracer ions released into magnetosphere by IRM. Magnetosphere research satellite. Launch time 1447 GMT. (Document quotes geocentric distances, which have been converted to orbital heights.).


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