GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Aegis Missile Ships

JS Chokai


US Navy photo


Rockets used: SM-3



Updated: 2021 Sep 23 02:17:34

Launches: DDG-176
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
2008 Nov 20 0224SM-3Stellar Hayabusa-DDG-176JS ChokaiKAUPOA-- 159.8W 22.1N (+/- 0.0) 150.0