GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Bombers

US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Bombers

Updated: 2021 Oct 26 20:18:33

US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Bombers
ShipTransliterationImageCODEAgencyClassClassIDAltIDActive
B-1B Lancer, unknown S/NB-1B Lancer, unknown S/N-B-1BUSAFB-1B--- - -
B-29 or B-50 Superfortress, unknown S/NB-29 or B-50 Superfortress, unknown S/N-B-29USAFB-29--- - -
B-29B-60-BO Superfortress S/N 44-84073B-29B-60-BO Superfortress S/N 44-84073B-29-073USAFB-2944-80473-1951 - 1960
B-29-55-BO Superfortress S/N 44-86402B-29-55-BO Superfortress S/N 44-86402B-29-402USAFB-2944-86402-1951 - 1960
DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220DB-47E-60-BW Stratojet S/N 51-5220B-47E-220USAFB-4751-5220-1958 - 1959
JTB-50D-80-BO Superfortress S/N 48-0068JTB-50D-80-BO Superfortress S/N 48-0068-B-50D-068USAFB-5048-0068-1951 - 1960
B-52G/H StratofortressB-52G/H StratofortressB-52GHUSAFB-52--1969 - 1984
FB-111FB-111-FB-111USAFFB-111--- - -
B-52G Stratofortress S/N 57-6473B-52G Stratofortress S/N 57-6473B-52G-473USAFB-5257-6473-1962 - 1963
B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0021 or 60-0036B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0021 or 60-0036B-52H-TUSAFB-5260-0021/36-1967 - 1970
B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0021B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0021B-52H-021USAFB-5260-0021-1967 - 1970
B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0024?B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0024?B-52H-024USAFB-5260-0024-2009 - 2016
B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0031?B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0031?B-52H-031USAFB-5260-0031-2009 - 2016
B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0036B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0036B-52H-036USAFB-5260-0036-1967 - 1970
B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0050B-52H Stratofortress S/N 60-0050B-52H-050USAFB-5260-0050-2009 - 2016
NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)NB-52 Stratofortress (S/N 003 or 008)-NB-52FRCB-5252-003/008-- - -
NB-52A Stratofortress S/N 003NB-52A Stratofortress S/N 003NB-52-003FRCB-5252-003-- - -
NB-52B Stratofortress S/N 008NB-52B Stratofortress S/N 008NB-52-008FRCB-5252-008-- - -
B-57A Canberra, AFSWCB-57A Canberra, AFSWC-B-57A-SWCAFSWCB-57--- - -
B-57A Canberra NASA 218B-57A Canberra NASA 218B-57A-218PARDB-5752-1418NASA 218- - -
WB-57B Canberra S/N 52-1502/3/4/6WB-57B Canberra S/N 52-1502/3/4/6-B-57B-502USAFB-5752-150x-- - -
WB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944WB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944-B-57CUSAFB-5753-3832/3944-- - -
WB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944WB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944-B-57C-832USAFB-5753-3832-- - -
WB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944WB-57C Canberra S/N 53-3832 and 53-3944-B-57C-944USAFB-5753-3944-- - -
B-58 Hustler S/N 55-660?B-58 Hustler S/N 55-660?B-58-660USAF/CONVB-5855-660-- - -