GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Rocket Launch Research Vessels

US Rocket Launch Research Vessels

Updated: 2021 Oct 26 20:18:28

US Rocket Launch Research Vessels
ShipTransliterationImageCODEAgencyClassClassIDAltIDActive
USS AtkaUSS AtkaAGB-3USNBWindAGB-3-- - -
USS GlacierUSS GlacierAGB-4USNBGlacierAGB-4IMO61236721954 - 1966
USS Staten IslandUSS Staten IslandAGB-5USNBWindAGB-5-1952 - 1974
USS EastwindUSS EastwindWYG-279USNWindWYG-279-1944 - 1968
USS Norton SoundUSS Norton SoundAVM1NAMTCNorton SoundAVM-1-1951 - 1986
USS AshlandUSS AshlandLSD-1USNVAAshlandLSD-1-1955 - -
USS RushmoreUSS RushmoreLSD-14USNCasa GrandeLSD-14-1956 - -
USS ColonialUSS ColonialLSD-18USNCasa GrandeLSD-18-1956 - -
USS Plymouth RockUSS Plymouth RockLSD-29USNThomastonLSD-29-1956 - -
USS Point DefianceUSS Point DefianceLSD-31USNThomastonLSD-31-1956 - -
USNS Croatan, Wallops Mobile Range FacilityUSNS Croatan, Wallops Mobile Range FacilityCVE-25USN/NASABogueCVE-25-1964 - 1965
USNS Range RecovererUSNS Range RecovererRRECUSN---1960 - 1972
USNS WheelingUSNS WheelingT-AGM-8USN-T-AGM-8-- - -
USAS American MarinerUSAS American MarinerT-AGM-12USN-T-AGM-12-- - -