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Diamant

Diamant-A

Diamant-B

Diamant-BP4 (Starlette) [CNES]

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Diamant-A Emeraude / Vexin P2.2 P0.6 -
Diamant-B Azur (L17) / Valois P2.2 P0.68 -
Diamant-BC Azur (L17) / Valois Rita-1 / P4 P0.68 (?)
Diamant-BP4 Azur (L17) / Valois Rita-1 / P4 P0.68 -
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Diamant-A 85 - -
Diamant-B 160 - -
Diamant-BC - -
Diamant-BP4 200 - -
No: TypeNo:  Type                    Date           LS       Payload

 9     1     Diamant-A               26.11.1965     Ha B     Asterix (A 1)
10     2     Diamant-A               17.02.1966     Ha B     Diapason (D 1A)
23     3     Diamant-A               08.02.1967  P  Ha B     Diadème 1 (D 1C)
24     4     Diamant-A               15.02.1967     Ha B     Diadème 2 (D 1D)
25     1     Diamant-B               10.03.1970     Ko ELD   Dial-WIKA / Dial-MIKA
26     2     Diamant-B               12.12.1970     Ko ELD   Péole
27     3     Diamant-B               15.04.1971     Ko ELD   Tournesol (D 2A)
28     4     Diamant-B               05.12.1971  F  Ko ELD   Polaire  (D 2A)
29     5     Diamant-B               21.05.1973  F  Ko ELD   Castor (D 5A) / Pollux (D 5B) 
30     1     Diamant-BP4             06.02.1975     Ko ELD   Starlette (BETA)
31     2     Diamant-BP4             17.05.1975     Ko ELD   Castor (D 5A) / Pollux (D 5B)
32     3     Diamant-BP4             27.09.1975     Ko ELD   Aura (D 2B)



Flight 23:       Orbit too low
Flight 28:       Stage 2 failed
Flight 29:       Stage 3 failed


Launch sites:

Ha  = Centre interarmées d’essais d’engins spéciaux (CIEES), Hammaguir, Algeria Algeria
Ko  = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana French Guiana


F	failure
P	partial Failure