GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Bombers

WB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944



Two WB-57C Canberra planes were used for sampling missions; S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944. This code covers both of them.


Rockets used: Cleansweep III,Cleansweep IIIB



Updated: 2021 Sep 23 02:17:37

Launches: B-57C
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1963Cleansweep IIILRL Sampling-B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21PM- 119.1W 34.1N (+/- 0.0) 40.0
1964 Oct 18Cleansweep IIILRL SamplingCrosscheck LF1B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944JIRW05/23JILP1 169.5W 16.7N (+/- 0.0) 40.0
1964 Oct 23Cleansweep IIILRL SamplingCrosscheck LF2B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944JIRW05/23JILP1 169.5W 16.7N (+/- 0.0) 40.0
1967 May 16Cleansweep IIIBJTF-8 exercise-B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 50.0
1967 May 16Cleansweep IIIB--B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 50.0
1967 May 16Cleansweep IIIB--B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 50.0
1967 May 16Cleansweep IIIB--B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 50.0
1967 May 16Cleansweep IIIB--B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 50.0
1967 May 16Cleansweep IIIB--B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 50.0
1967 May 16Cleansweep IIIB--B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 50.0
1967 May 16Cleansweep IIIB--B-57CWB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 50.0