GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launch Research Vessels

USS Colonial


US Navy


Built 1945, retired 1993


Rockets used: Deacon Rockoon


Updated: 2021 Sep 24 01:17:05

Cruises: LSD-18
LC_CodeActiveRegionCruiseCruiseMap
USN56A1956 Jul 15 - 1956 Jul 31Pacific Ocean1956 NRL Cruise (Operation San Diego High)-


Updated: 2021 Sep 24 01:17:05

Launches: LSD-18
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1956 Jul 17 1940Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.27IGY NN5.27LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP1-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 120.0
1956 Jul 18 2000Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.28IGY NN5.28LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP2-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 120.0
1956 Jul 19 1932Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.29IGY NN5.29LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP3-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 120.0
1956 Jul 20 1915Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.30IGY NN5.30LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP4-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 120.0
1956 Jul 21 2200Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.31IGY NN5.31LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP5-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 11.0
1956 Jul 22 1910Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.32IGY NN5.32LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP6-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 120.0
1956 Jul 24 1910Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.33IGY NN5.33LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP7-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 11.0
1956 Jul 25 2115Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.34IGY NN5.34LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP8-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 120.0
1956 Jul 26 2100Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.35IGY NN5.35LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP9-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 120.0
1956 Jul 27 1705Deacon RockoonNRL NN5.36IGY NN5.36LSD-18USS ColonialUSN56ALP10-- 121.6W 29.7N (+/- 0.0) 5.0