GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Fighters

F-4J Phantom S/N 153077



The F-4J S/N 153077 from NATC/Patuxent River was dedicated to the FLAME project and performed launches from Wallops and Tonopah. The Wallops drops were staged from Patuxent River and the Tonopah ones from China Lake.


Rockets used: Pedro Recruit



Updated: 2021 Sep 23 02:17:37

Launches: F-4J-077
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1975 Feb 4 1835Pedro RecruitFLAME-F-4J-077F-4J Phantom S/N 153077NATCRW06/24WILP1 75.5W 37.8N (+/- 0.0) 17.0
1975 Feb 27Pedro RecruitFLAME-F-4J-077F-4J Phantom S/N 153077NOTSRW03/21TTRLP1 116.8W 37.8N (+/- 0.0) 17.0
1975 Mar 28 2104Pedro RecruitFLAME-F-4J-077F-4J Phantom S/N 153077NATCRW06/24WILP1 75.5W 37.8N (+/- 0.0) 18.0
1975 Apr 18Pedro RecruitFLAME-F-4J-077F-4J Phantom S/N 153077NOTSRW03/21TTRLP1 116.8W 37.8N (+/- 0.0) 17.0
1975 Jun 3Pedro RecruitFLAMETungsten nosetip testF-4J-077F-4J Phantom S/N 153077NOTSRW03/21TTRLP1 116.8W 37.8N (+/- 0.0) 18.0
1975 Jun 4Pedro RecruitFLAME-F-4J-077F-4J Phantom S/N 153077NOTSRW03/21TTRLP1 116.8W 37.8N (+/- 0.0) 17.0
1976 Jan 22Pedro RecruitFLAME-F-4J-077F-4J Phantom S/N 153077NOTSRW03/21TTRLP1 116.8W 37.8N (+/- 0.0) 17.0
1976 Jan 26Pedro RecruitFLAME-F-4J-077F-4J Phantom S/N 153077NOTSRW03/21TTRLP1 116.8W 37.8N (+/- 0.0) 17.0