Jonathan's Space Pages

Mesonaut Flights

Human flights with apogees between 50 and 80 km.

Date T/OLaunchSpaceship Flight Crew Carrier T/O SiteLaunch Site Apogee DurationNotes
UTCUTC km min:s
M1. 1961 Mar 30 ? 1805:00 X-15-2 2-14-28 J. Walker NB-52 008 EAFB HH 51.69 10:16
M2. 1961 Oct 11 1922 2020:00 X-15-2 2-20-36 R. White NB-52 003 EAFB MUD 66.14 10:15
M3. 1962 Apr 5 1723 1804:25 X-15-3 3-3-7 N. Armstrong NB-52 003 EAFB HH 54.86 11:17
M4. 1962 Apr 20 1834 1926:58 X-15-3 3-4-8 N. Armstrong NB-52 008 EAFB MUD 63.25 12:29
M5. 1962 Apr 30 1732 1823:20 X-15-1 1-27-48 J. Walker NB-52 008 EAFB MUD 75.19 09:46
M6. 1962 Jun 12 1856 2004:00 X-15-3 3-5-9 R. White NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 56.26 09:34
M7. 1962 Jun 21 1701 1747:05 X-15-3 3-6-10 R. White NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 75.19 09:34
M8. 1962 Aug 14 1745 1841:35 X-15-3 3-9-18 J. Walker NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 59.01 09:04
M9. 1963 May 2 1708 1759:54 X-15-3 3-16-26 J. Walker NB-52 008 EAFB MUD 63.83 09:17
M10. 1963 Jun 18 1742 1834:21 X-15-3 3-19-30 R. Rushworth NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 68.18 09:40
M11. 1963 Jul 9 1917 2012:12 X-15-1 1-37-59 J. Walker NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 69.00 08:58
M12. 1964 Apr 8 1710 1802:27 X-15-1 1-46-73 J. Engle NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 53.34 09:45
M13. 1964 May 19 1733 1826:28 X-15-1 1-48-75 J. Engle NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 59.67 09:01
M14. 1964 Jul 8 1959 2012:52 X-15-3 3-30-50 J. Engle NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 51.93 10:04
M15. 1965 May 25 1722 1812:07 X-15-1 1-54-88 M. Thompson NB-52 008 EAFB MUD 54.80 09:02
M16. 1965 May 28 1656 1743:51 X-15-3 3-42-65 J. Engle NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 63.88 09:35
M17. 1965 Jun 16 1738 1826:33 X-15-3 3-43-66 J. Engle NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 74.58 09:45
M18. 1965 Jul 8 1629 1716:55 X-15-2 2-40-72 J. McKay NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 64.80 09:33
M19. 1965 Aug 3 1951 2040:05 X-15-2 2-41-73 R. Rushworth NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 63.61 09:32
M20. 1965 Aug 25 ? 1754:46 X-15-1 1-57-96 M. Thompson NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 65.25 08:52
M21. 1965 Aug 26 1701 1752:12 X-15-3 3-47-71 R. Rushworth NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 73.03 10:27
M22. 1965 Sep 2 1652 1740:05 X-15-2 2-42-74 J. McKay NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 73.09 09:13
M23. 1965 Sep 14 1712 1801:06 X-15-3 3-48-72 J. McKay NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 72.84 09:58
M24. 1965 Oct 27 1756 1849:10 X-15-3 3-51-75 J. McKay NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 72.20 11:51
M25. 1966 Jul 21 1909 2002:03 X-15-2 2-46-83 W. Knight NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 58.61 08:51
M26. 1966 Jul 28 ? 1801:12 X-15-1 1-65-108 J. McKay NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 73.70 09:43
M27. 1966 Aug 3 1554 1645:26 X-15-2 2-47-84 W. Knight NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 75.89 09:05
M28. 1966 Aug 11 1653 1744:13 X-15-1 1-66-111 J. McKay NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 76.50 09:22
M29. 1966 Aug 12 1738 1825:33 X-15-2 2-48-85 W. Knight NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 70.43 08:39
M30. 1966 Aug 19 1703 1804:35 X-15-3 3-54-80 W. Dana NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 54.25 09:32
M31. 1966 Aug 25 1658 1749:11 X-15-1 1-67-112 J. McKay NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 78.48 10:16
M32. 1966 Sep 14 1912 2001:29 X-15-3 3-55-82 W. Dana NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 77.48 08:57
M33. 1967 Apr 28 1630 1723:32 X-15-1 1-71-121 M. Adams NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 50.96 09:16
M34. 1967 Jun 15 1710 1809:28 X-15-1 1-72-125 M. Adams NB-52 003 EAFB DDL 69.89 09:11
M35. 1967 Jun 29 1722 1827:51 X-15-1 1-73-126 W. Knight NB-52 008 EAFB SRL 52.73 10:07
M36. 1967 Oct 4 1612 1716:65 X-15-3 3-63-94 W. Dana NB-52 003 EAFB SRL 76.53 10:46
M37. 1968 Apr 4 1629 1802:17 X-15-1 1-75-133 W. Dana NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 57.15 09:23
M38. 1968 Apr 26 1849 1951:49 X-15-1 1-76-134 W. Knight NB-52 008 EAFB DDL 63.88 09:17
M39. 1968 Jun 12 1419 1531:01 X-15-1 1-77-136 W. Dana NB-52 008 EAFB SRL 67.08 11:28
M40. 1968 Jul 16 2117 2223:06 X-15-1 1-78-138 W. Knight NB-52 003 EAFB RRV 67.51 09:42
M41. 1968 Sep 13 1706 1819;23 X-15-1 1-80-140 W. Knight NB-52 003 EAFB SRL 77.44 10:55
M42. 1968 Oct 24 1556 1702:47 X-15-1 1-81-141 W. Dana NB-52 003 EAFB SRL 77.72 11:28
M43. 2004 May 13 ? 1531 Spaceship One SS1 56L/14P M. Melvill WK1 MHV BAR? 64 20:44
M44. 2018 Jul 26 1600? 1644 VSS Unity WK2-252/SS2-14 D. Mackay WK2 Eve MHV ISAB? 52 14:12?
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