GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launch Research Vessels

USS Point Defiance


US Navy


Rockets used: Nike Asp,Arcas


Updated: 2021 Sep 24 01:17:05

Cruises: LSD-31
LC_CodeActiveRegionCruiseCruiseMap
USN58C1958 Sep 15 - 1958 Oct 15Pacific Ocean1958 Point Defiance Expedition, Danger Is., Pacific Ocean-


Updated: 2021 Sep 24 01:17:05

Launches: LSD-31
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1958 Sep 28 1942Nike Asp-IGY NN8.57FLSD-31USS Point DefianceUSN58CLP1-- 165.5W 10.3S (+/- 0.0) 225.0
1958 Oct 1 1942Nike Asp-IGY NN8.58FLSD-31USS Point DefianceUSN58CLP1-- 165.5W 10.3S (+/- 0.0) 56.0
1958 Oct 12 1932:06Nike Asp-IGY NN8.59FLSD-31USS Point DefianceUSN58CLP1-- 165.5W 10.3S (+/- 0.0) 222.0
1958 Oct 12 1942:03Nike Asp-IGY NN8.60FLSD-31USS Point DefianceUSN58CLP1-- 165.5W 10.3S (+/- 0.0) 236.0
1958 Oct 12 1943:18Nike Asp-IGY NN8.61FLSD-31USS Point DefianceUSN58CLP1-- 165.5W 10.3S (+/- 0.0) 242.0
1958 Oct 12 1952:49Nike Asp-IGY NN8.62FLSD-31USS Point DefianceUSN58CLP1-- 165.5W 10.3S (+/- 0.0) 240.0
1958 Oct 12 2010:09Nike Asp-IGY NN8.63FLSD-31USS Point DefianceUSN58CLP1-- 165.5W 10.3S (+/- 0.0) 88.0
1958 Oct 13 1939:56Nike Asp-IGY NN8.64FLSD-31USS Point DefianceUSN58CLP1-- 165.5W 10.3S (+/- 0.0) 225.0
1961 JunArcasHYDRA Arcas-LSD-31USS Point DefianceHYDSLP1-- 120.0W 0.0N (+/- 1.0) 60.0