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Tawiwa
Seba Oasis
Seba Oasis
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Libyan rocket test range, 600 km south of Tripoli. Site of tests of Otrag's low cost launch vehicle from 1981 to 1982, reaching up to 150 kilometers altitude.

AKA: OTRAG Libya;Seba Oasis. First Launch: 1981-03-01. Last Launch: 1982-12-09. Number: 14 . Location: Camp Tawiwa, Jarmash. Longitude: 14.4642 deg. Latitude: 26.9939 deg.



Family: Suborbital Launch Site. Country: Libya. Launch Vehicles: Otrag. Bibliography: 2.
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Launch site was located in the Seba Oasis 800 km south of Tripoli.



1981 March 1 - . 09:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 4 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi). Maximum range single stage test, reached 300 km..

1981 June 7 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 5 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. High acceleration test, 20 % propellant loading.

1981 September 17 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 6 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Engine induced roll moment test.

1981 October 1 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 7 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Burn to depletion test.

1981 October 24 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 8 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Oxidizer depletion first (rough).

1981 November 19 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 9 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Fuel depletion first test (smooth).

1981 December 12 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 10 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. TV onboard camera test.

1982 June 2 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 11 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Deep throttling test (1 ton thrust).

1982 June 24 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 12 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Early cut-off and destruct.

1982 September 2 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 13 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Roll control test (<1 N m).

1982 September 11 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 14 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Stage separation simulation.

1982 November 10 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 15 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. 60 degree inclination launch.

1982 November 16 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 16 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Alternative oxidizer (RFNA).

1982 December 9 - . Launch Site: Tawiwa. Launch Vehicle: OTRAG.
  • Otrag Flight 17 - . Nation: Germany. Agency: OTRAG. Alternative fuel (JP-4).


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