GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launching Aircraft: Fighters

F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747



F-4D-1 Skyray No. 130745 was to be used for CALEB test flights in 1960; it was wrecked in a fatal accident on Oct 21 but seems to have been used for the Jul 28 flight.


Rockets used: NOTS EV1,NOTS EV2,Sparoair II



Updated: 2021 Nov 30 16:22:27

Launches: F-4D-747
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1958 Jul 25NOTS EV1Diagnostic 1Diagnostic Payload 1F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747NOTSRW03/21WTRLP4 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 12.0
1958 Aug 12NOTS EV1Diagnostic 2Diagnostic Payload 2F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747NOTSRW03/21WTRLP4 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 12.0
1958 Aug 22NOTS EV1Diagnostic 3Diagnostic Payload 3F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747NOTSRW03/21WTRLP4 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 80.0
1958 Aug 25NOTS EV1Argus Radiation 1Radiation Payload 1F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747NOTSRW03/21WTRLP4 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 12.0
1958 Aug 26NOTS EV1Argus Radiation 2Radiation Payload 2F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747NOTSRW03/21WTRLP4 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 12.0
1958 Aug 28NOTS EV1Argus Radiation 3Radiation Payload 3F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747NOTSRW03/21WTRLP4 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 12.0
1960 Jul 28NOTS EV2Caleb TV-1TV-1F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747NOTSRW03/21WTRLP7 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 20.0
1960 Oct 24NOTS EV2Caleb TV-2TV-2F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747NOTSRW03/21WTRLP7 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 20.0
1961?Sparoair II--F-4D-747F4D-1 Skyray S/N 130747PMRW03/21WTRLP3 119.0W 33.0N (+/- 3.0) 100.0