GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Missile Test Launch Vessels

USS Midway


US Navy


Midway was built in 1942 and retired in 1992. A V-2 was launched from its deck in Sep 1947.


Rockets used: V-2



Updated: 2022 Sep 25 16:44:06

Launches: CV-41
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1947 Sep 6 1553V-2Operation Sandy-CV-41USS MidwaySANDY--- 61.5W 29.1N (+/- 1.0) 1.0