GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Bombers

NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)



Rockets used: X-15



Updated: 2022 Aug 13 00:09:47

Launches: NB-52
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1960 Nov 4X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22EAFBROS C 117.8W 34.9N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1961 Feb 21X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22SILA 115.8W 35.5N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1961 Feb 24X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22SILA 115.8W 35.5N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1961 Oct 27X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1961 Nov 2X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1961 Nov 3X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1962 Apr 18X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1962 Apr 25X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHB2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1962 Apr 26X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHB2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1962 Apr 27X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1962 May 25X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP2A 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1962 May 29X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP2A 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1962 Aug 1X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1963 Jul 3X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1963 Jul 17X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1963 Oct 4X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1963 Oct 14X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1963 Oct 25X-15Sharp Upper Vert.-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1963 Nov 19X-15Checkout-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1963 Dec 3X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1963 Dec 18X-15Opt Deg-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1964 Mar 17X-15Optical Degradation-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 Mar 31X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 May 11X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 Jun 11X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 Jun 15X-15Carry Test-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22EAFBROS A 117.8W 34.9N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1964 Jun 23X-15Stability-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHB2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 Jul 2X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 Jul 28X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHB3 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 Sep 23X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 Oct 2X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHB3 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1964 Oct 29X-15Gear mod check-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22EAFBA 117.8W 34.9N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1964 Nov 6X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22EAFBA 117.8W 34.9N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1964 Nov 16X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22EAFBA 117.8W 34.9N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1964 Dec 4X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Jan 26X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Feb 15X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22EAFBROS A 117.8W 34.9N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1965 Feb 15X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22EAFBROS A 117.8W 34.9N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1965 Feb 19X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Feb 25X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 May 11X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1965 May 13X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1965 Jun 4X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1965 Jun 8X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1965 Jun 11X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1965 Jul 2X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Jul 13X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Jul 23X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Jul 27X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Jul 28X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Aug 20X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Aug 24X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Oct 8X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1965 Nov 2X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Apr 13X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDB 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1966 Apr 20X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDB 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1966 May 5X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDB 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1966 Jun 2X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1966 Jun 10X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1966 Jun 20X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Jun 27X-15External Tank Test-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22CUD- 117.3W 35.2N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1966 Jul 13X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Jul 20X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Aug 9X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Aug 10X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Sep 13X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Sep 28X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Oct 4X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Oct 7X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDB 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1966 Oct 19X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDB 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1966 Nov 18X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Nov 23X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHA2 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1966 Dec 22X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22CUD- 117.3W 35.2N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1967 Mar 15X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1967 Mar 21X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDA 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1967 Apr 20X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP1 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1967 May 5X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHB1 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1967 May 12X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22SILB 115.8W 35.5N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1967 May 25X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP2 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1967 Jun 1X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP2 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1967 Jun 14X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22DDLLP2 114.9W 37.4N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1967 Aug 7X-15Ramjet flow-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22MUDB 117.3W 38.1N (+/- 0.1) 14.0
1967 Aug 11X-15Ramjet flow-NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHB1 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1967 Aug 16X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22HHB1 116.0W 36.0N (+/- 0.0) 14.0
1967 Sep 22X-15--NB-52NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)EAFBRW04/22SRLLP1 117.2W 39.5N (+/- 0.0) 14.0