LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Thu Aug 28 1958
United States Navy

NOTS 6

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

August 27, 1958 at 8:00 PM GMT-4

(August 28, 1958 at 12:00 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

August 27, 1958 at 8:00 PM GMT-4

(August 28, 1958 at 12:00 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

August 27, 1958 at 8:00 PM GMT-4

(August 28, 1958 at 12:00 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Government/Top Secret
    • The project pilot payloads were small cylindrical satellites. These missions intended to be the first to launch a satellite from an aircraft. They had only a single instrument, a very primitive infrared line scanning device to make IR images of the ground.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Air launch to Suborbital flight

    Pad

    Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake