GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launch Research Vessels

USS Ashland


US Navy


Built 1942, recommissioned 1950, retired 1969.


The USS Ashland was based in Boston.


Rockets used: Loki Rockoon,Deacon Rockoon,Deacon-Loki Rockoon


Updated: 2021 Sep 24 01:17:05

Cruises: LSD-1
LC_CodeActiveRegionCruiseCruiseMap
USN55A1955 Sep 15 - 1955 Oct 15Atlantic OceanUSS Staten Island, 1955 Arctic expedition-


Updated: 2021 Sep 24 01:17:05

Launches: LSD-1
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1955 Sep 23 2034Loki RockoonSUI 38-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP1-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 24 1635Deacon RockoonSUI 39-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP2-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 24 2109Loki RockoonSUI 40-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP3-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 25 2039Loki RockoonSUI 41-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP4-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 11.0
1955 Sep 27 1912Deacon RockoonNRL Rockoon 14-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP20-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 11.0
1955 Sep 27 1943Deacon RockoonNRL Rockoon 13-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP19-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 90.0
1955 Sep 27 2054Deacon RockoonSUI 42-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP5-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 28 0113Loki RockoonSUI 43-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP6-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 28 1245Deacon RockoonNRL Rockoon 15-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP21-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 90.0
1955 Sep 28 1454Deacon RockoonSUI 44-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP7-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 28 1740Deacon RockoonNRL Rockoon 16-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP22-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 11.0
1955 Sep 28 1922Deacon-Loki RockoonSUI 45-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP8-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 102.0
1955 Sep 29 1342Deacon RockoonSUI 46-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP9-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 29 1913Deacon RockoonSUI 47-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP10-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 29 2152Deacon-Loki RockoonSUI 48-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP11-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Sep 30 2010Loki RockoonSUI 49-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP12-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Oct 4 2118Loki RockoonSUI 50-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP13-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Oct 6 1054Deacon RockoonNRL Rockoon 17-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP23-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 11.0
1955 Oct 6 1910Deacon RockoonSUI 51-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP14-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Oct 11 1433Deacon RockoonSUI 52-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP15-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1955 Oct 11 1437Deacon RockoonNRL Rockoon 18-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP24-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 90.0
1955 Oct 13 0637Deacon RockoonNRL Rockoon 19-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP25-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 60.0
1955 Oct 13 1244Deacon RockoonSUI 53-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP16-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0
1955 Oct 13 1342Deacon RockoonNRL Rockoon 20-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP26-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 50.0
1955 Oct 13 1524Deacon RockoonSUI 54-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP17-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1955 Oct 13 2013Deacon RockoonSUI 55-LSD-1USS AshlandUSN55ALP18-- 66.2W 42.7N (+/- 0.0) 100.0