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WS-199

Bold Orion under B-47

Alpha-Draco

High Virgo under B-58

Version Launch Assist Stage 1 Stage 2
Alpha Draco (WS-199D) - Sergeant (TX-20) TX-30
Bold Orion (1 St.) (WS-199B) (B-47 Stratojet) Sergeant (TX-20) -
Bold Orion (2 St.) (WS-199B) (B-47 Stratojet) Sergeant (TX-20) Altair
High Virgo (WS-199C) (B-58 Hustler) Sergeant (TX-20) -
No.  TNo.  Vehicle           Date             LS           Payload

 1    1    Bold Orion        26.05.1958  *    CC / B-47    R&D
 2    2    Bold Orion        27.06.1958  *    CC / B-47    R&D
 3    3    Bold Orion        18.07.1958  *    CC / B-47    R&D
 4    1    High Virgo        05.09.1958  * F  Egl / B-58   R&D
 5    4    Bold Orion        25.09.1958  *    CC / B-47    R&D
 6    5    Bold Orion        10.10.1958  *    CC / B-47    R&D
 7    6    Bold Orion        17.11.1958  *    CC / B-47    R&D
 8    1    Bold Orion (2)    08.12.1958  *    CC / B-47    R&D
 9    2    Bold Orion (2)    16.12.1958  *    CC / B-47    R&D
10    2    High Virgo        19.12.1958  *    Egl / B-58   R&D
11    1    Alpha Draco       16.02.1959  *    CC LC-10     R&D
12    2    Alpha Draco       16.03.1959  *    CC LC-10     R&D
13    3    Bold Orion (2)    04.04.1959  *    CC? / B-47   R&D
14    3    Alpha Draco       27.04.1959  *    CC LC-10     R&D
15    3    High Virgo        04.06.1959  *    Egl / B-58   R&D
16    7    Bold Orion        08.06.1959  *    CC? / B-47   R&D
17    8    Bold Orion        19.06.1959  *    CC / B-47    R&D
18    4    High Virgo        22.09.1959  * F  Egl / B-58   R&D	
19    4    Bold Orion (2)    13.10.1959  *    CC? / B-47   Interceptor (Explorer 6)	


Failures:

Flight 4:Control System failure	
Flight 18: Contact lost T+30sec


Launch sites:

CC  = Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
Egl = Eglin AFB, Florida, USA USA