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Black Brant (Nike boosted)

Black Brant-8 [NASA]

Version Stage 1 Stage 2
Black Brant-8 Nike / M5-E1 Black Brant-5C / 26KS20000
Note: Nike Ajax and Nike Hercules AAM flights are not included, Nike boosted Aerobee rockets can be found under Aerobee Family.

Nr  TypeNr   Vehicle                  Date             LS             Payload

xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           04.12.1975  *    FC              AAF-NVB-01
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           17.11.1976  *    WS              NASA 27.001CS
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           19.11.1976  *    WS              NASA 27.002UH (UCB EUV telescope)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           05.03.1977  *    FC              AAF-NVB-02 (Auroral)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           09.06.1977  *    WS              NASA 27.08UH (SAO XRT 4)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           27.07.1977  *    WS              NASA 27.31UH (SAO XRT 5)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           21.10.1977  *    Es MRL          SSC S19B (S19 Guidance Test)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           06.12.1977  *    CP              AAF-NVB-03 (Dayside Cusp)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           12.12.1977  *F   CP              AAF-NVB-04 (Dayside Cusp)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           31.01.1978  *    WS              NASA 27.029CS
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           09.04.1978  *    FC              NASA 27.10AE (E // B)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           11.04.1978  *    WS              NASA 27.26UH
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           14.08.1978  *F   WS              NASA 27.34DS (HRTS-3)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           25.11.1978  *    FC              AAF-NVB-05 (CMB spectrum 2)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           27.01.1979  *    Es MRL          SSC S23H (Substorm-GEOS)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           13.04.1979  *    WS              NASA 27.33AS-US (CfA/HAO Rocket Coron.01)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           21.04.1979  *    WS              NASA 27.38UE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           05.06.1979  *    WS              NASA 27.28US
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           21.06.1979  *    WS              NASA 27.040UG
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           03.07.1979  *    WS              NASA 27.32CS (XSST/TRC 1)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           24.09.1979  *    Es MRL          NASA 27.39UE (SSC S29 Barium-GEOS)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           17.10.1979  *    WS LC-36        NASA 27.16NP (SPAR 6)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           07.11.1979  *    WS              NASA 27.30CS
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           03.12.1979  *    FC              AAF-NVB-06 (Auroral substorm)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           16.02.1980  *    SM              NASA 27.43AS (LASL Eclipse La)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           16.02.1980  *    SM              NASA 27.42AS (LASL Eclipse La)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           16.02.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.37US (CfA/HAO Rocket Coron.02)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           06.04.1980  *    FC              AAF-NVB-07 (WATERHOLE 1)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           14.05.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.18NP (SPAR 7)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           10.06.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.46AS
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           24.06.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.41UH
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           15.07.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.44US
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           23.09.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.36CS (XSST/TRC 2)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           26.09.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.35DH
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           19.11.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.19NP (SPAR 8 (R-19))
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           09.12.1980  *    WS              NASA 27.47GG
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           21.01.1981  *    WS              NASA 27.17NP (SPAR 9)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           13.02.1981  *    WS              NASA 27.50CS
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           24.03.1981  *    WS              NASA 27.55UH (XUV Telescope)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           04.05.1981  *    WS              NASA 27.58UH (Soft XRB 2)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           06.05.1981  *    WS              NASA 27.60UL
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           30.09.1981  *    Es MRL          SSC S33 (PIRAT)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           17.11.1981  *    WS              NASA 27.57UH (CAL XR 13)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           17.11.1981  *    WS              NASA 27.09DH
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           23.11.1981  *    WS              NASA 27.52US
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           27.01.1982  *    FC              NASA 27.45UE (SCEX)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           17.04.1982  *    WS              NASA 27.59GG (UIT)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           22.06.1982  *    WS              NASA 27.68AH
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           13.07.1982  *    WS              NASA 27.54CS (XSST/TRC 3)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           20.07.1982  *    WS              NASA 27.53US (CfA/HAO Rocket Coron.03)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           10.08.1982  *    WS              NASA 27.76UL (EUV Abs Cal)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           08.09.1982  *    BdI             GL A19.124-1 (BIME)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           13.09.1982  *    BdI             GL A19.124-2 (BIME)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           23.10.1982  *    WS              NASA 27.48UG (FUV Echelle)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           16.11.1982  *F   WS              NASA 27.73US
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           12.05.1983  *    FC              AAF-VIIIB-8 (SABRE)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           14.05.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.67UH (CAL XR 14)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           17.06.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.72NP (SPAR 10)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           29.06.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.27UH
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           25.07.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.81US
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           08.08.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.61UE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           16.08.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.79UL (EUV Abs Cal)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           20.09.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.56GS (SERTS-1)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           07.10.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.69UG (FUV Echelle?)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           07.10.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.80UL
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           07.12.1983  *    WS              NASA 27.77UU
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           28.02.1984  *    FC              ADD-VIIIC-10 (ARIES B)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           03.03.1984  *    FC              ADD-VIIIC-9 (ARIES A)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           19.06.1984  *    WS              NASA 27.89US
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           24.06.1984  *    WS              NASA 27.84UG (FUV Echelle)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           19.09.1984  *    WS              NASA 27.91UL
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           06.10.1984  *    WS              NASA 27.71UG (IMAPS 1)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           10.12.1984  *    WS              NASA 27.101GU (GSFC Solar UVI 1)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           27.03.1985  *    FC              NASA 27.98UL (Auroral)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           20.04.1985  *    WS              NASA 27.82UG (IMAPS 2)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           14.06.1985  *    WS              GL A19.250 (BERT)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           25.10.1985  *    WS              NASA 27.90CS (XSST/TRC 4)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           01.02.1986  *    WS              NASA 27.103UH
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           07.03.1986  *    WS              NASA 27.104GU (GSFC Solar UVI 2)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           22.04.1986  *    WS              NASA 27.086UG (EUV Spectrometer)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           15.10.1986  *    WS              NASA 27.75GS (SERTS-2)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           22.10.1986  *    WS              NASA 27.99US (NIXT)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           21.03.1987  *    SS              GL A19.427 (COPE II/POLAR ARCS)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           27.07.1987  *    WS              NASA 27.107US (Colo UVS)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           07.08.1987  *    WI              NASA 27.112UE (ERIC I)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           29.09.1987  *    WS              NASA 27.106UG (UCB EUV Tel)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           23.10.1987  *    WS              NASA 27.92US (MSSTA 0)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           02.05.1988  *    Es              DLR K-NBB5-155 (TEXUS 17)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           06.05.1988  *    Es              DLR K-NBB5-156 (TEXUS 18)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           27.07.1988  *    WI              NASA 27.120UE (TR 2)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           15.09.1988  *    WS              NASA 27.110UL
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           07.12.1988  *    WS              NASA 27.121UH
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           17.07.1989  *    WS              NASA 27.122UE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           24.07.1989  *    PF              SDIO Black Star 1 (SP-4 DRO-0401) CHEER
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           13.08.1989  *    PF              SDIO Black Star 2 (SP-4 DRO-0402) CHEER
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           20.11.1989  *    WS              NASA 27.123UG (FUVS 5)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           21.01.1990  *    WS              COBRA
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           16.07.1990  *    WS              NASA 27.124UG (SISSR)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           06.09.1991  *    WS              NASA 27.129UE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           03.03.1992  *    PF              NASA 27.130CE (Aria-1)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           24.07.1992  *    PF              NASA 27.133UE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           27.08.1992  *    WI              NASA 12.045WT
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           06.05.1993  *    PF              NASA 27.136UE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           30.01.1994  *    PF              NASA 27.137UE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           12.02.1994  *    PF              NASA 27.131CE (Aria-II)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           02.02.1995  *    PF              NASA 27.138CE (Aria-II)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           27.11.1995  *    PF              NASA 27.139CE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           04.12.1995  *    WS LC-36 L-455  NASA 27.132UH (XQC F1)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           04.06.1996  *    WS LC-36 L-738  NASA 27.140UH (XQC F2)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           28.03.1999  *    WS              NASA 27.141UH (XQC F3)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           17.07.2000  *    WI              NASA 27.143UE
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8B           30.06.2003  *    WI              NASA 27.144UE (Intermediate Layers)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           03.09.2004  *    RN              NASA 27.145UE (EQUIS II)
xxxx   xxx   Black Brant-8C           17.09.2004  *    RN              NASA 27.146UE (EQUIS II)


Launch sites:

BdI = Centro de Lancamento da Barreira do Inferno (CLBI), Natal, Rio Grande N, Brazil Brazil
CP  = Cape Parry, PIN Main DEW, Inuvik Region, Northwest Territory, Canada CanadaEs  = ESRANGE, Kiruna, Sweden Sweden
FC  = Churchill Research Range, Fort Churchill, Manitoba, Canada Canada
PF  = Poker Flat Research Range, Ft Wainwright, Alaska, USA USA
RN  = Roi-Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
SM  = San Marco Launch Complex, Formosa Bay, Kenya Kenya
SS  = Søndre Strømfjord, Greenland GreenlandWI  = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA
WS  = White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, USA USA

* = suborbital