GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Bombers

B-58 Hustler S/N 55-660?



B-58 S/N 660 awas the first B-58 aircraft. It was used for the High Virgo tests. The B-58 ALBM Summary Report video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVtosAjWUvY is the best source for the WS-199C.


Rockets used: High Virgo WS199C



Updated: 2021 Nov 30 16:22:27

Launches: B-58-660
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1958 Sep 5High Virgo WS199CHigh Virgo-B-58-660B-58 Hustler S/N 55-660?EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 13.0
1958 Dec 19High Virgo WS199CHigh Virgo-B-58-660B-58 Hustler S/N 55-660?EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 76.0
1959 Jun 4High Virgo WS199CHigh Virgo-B-58-660B-58 Hustler S/N 55-660?EGLRW12/30AMRLP1 80.0W 28.5N (+/- 1.0) 51.0
1959 Sep 22 1010?High Virgo WS199CKing Lofus IVDiscoverer 5 interceptB-58-660B-58 Hustler S/N 55-660?EGLRW12/30EGLHV4 86.7W 30.4N (+/- 0.0) 350.0