GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Navy Polaris Submarines

USS Benjamin Franklin


USN


Rockets used: Polaris A3,Poseidon C3,Trident C-4



Updated: 2021 Dec 08 05:30:19

Launches: SSBN-640
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1965 Dec 6 1925:41Polaris A3OT/GT7 target-SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 1000.0
1965 Dec 20 1633:03Polaris A3--SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 1000.0
1972 Jun 16 2315Poseidon C3DASO-20-SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 500.0
1976 Jun 26 0858Poseidon C3FOT-21?-SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 500.0
1976 Jun 26 0906Poseidon C3FOT-21?-SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 500.0
1981 Nov 15 1750Trident C-4Adv Evader 211-SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 20.0
1983 Feb 7Trident C-4FOT-SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 1000.0
1983 Feb 7 1342Trident C-4FOT-SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 1000.0
1989 Jan 23 1040:05Trident C-4DASO-31-SSBN-640USS Benjamin FranklinETRSLBM-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 1000.0