GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Bombers

DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220



The Bold Orion launches were dropped over the Atlantic Missile Range from a B-47E Stratojet based at Eglin. Its serial number is 51-5220 according to www.joebaugher.com


Rockets used: Bold Orion



Updated: 2021 Sep 23 02:17:37

Launches: B-47E-220
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1958 May 26Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 8.0
1958 Jun 27Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 12.0
1958 Jul 18Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 100.0
1958 Sep 25Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 100.0
1958 Oct 10Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 100.0
1958 Nov 17Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 100.0
1958 Dec 8Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 11.0
1958 Dec 16Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 200.0
1959 Apr 4Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 200.0
1959 Jun 8Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 100.0
1959 Jun 19 1430Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 100.0
1959 Oct 13 0900Bold Orion--B-47E-220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 200.0