Re: Launch site positions

Philip Chien (kc4yer@amsat.org)
Tue, 21 May 1996 00:38:50 -0400

John C. Broman, Jr. asked:

>Does anyone out there in the Seesat community have (or know where to locate)
>the exact lats and longs of the currently uses launch pad (CCAS, VAFB,
>Wallops, etc)?  Individual positions for each pad (SLC-17, LC-39, etc) would
>be useful.  Thanks in advance.

These are from Orbittrak's database, one of the finest satellite tracking
programs.

Station:    ETR Pad 16
Latitude:   28 deg 30 min  6 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 33 min  7 sec W
Height:     10 meters

Station:    ETR Pad 17A - Delta
Latitude:   28 deg 26 min 50 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 33 min 54 sec W
Height:     11 meters

Station:    ETR Pad 17B - Delta
Latitude:   28 deg 26 min 45 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 33 min 57 sec W
Height:     11 meters

Station:    ETR Pad 25A
Latitude:   28 deg 25 min 56 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 34 min 33 sec W
Height:      4 meters

Station:    ETR Pad 36A - Atlas
Latitude:   28 deg 28 min 17 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 32 min 16 sec W
Height:     15 meters

Station:    ETR Pad 36B - Atlas
Latitude:   28 deg 28 min  6 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 32 min 28 sec W
Height:     14 meters

Station:    Kapustin Yar USSR
Latitude:   48 deg 30 min  0 sec N
Longitude:  46 deg 15 min  0 sec E
Height:      0 meters

Station:    Kourou French Guiana
Latitude:    5 deg  9 min  0 sec N
Longitude:  52 deg 43 min  0 sec W
Height:      0 meters

Station:    KSC 39A - STS
Latitude:   28 deg 36 min 30 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 36 min 15 sec W
Height:     32 meters

Station:    KSC 39B - STS
Latitude:   28 deg 37 min 38 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 37 min 16 sec W
Height:     33 meters

Station:    KSC 40 - Titan
Latitude:   28 deg 33 min 43 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 34 min 38 sec W
Height:      7 meters

Station:    KSC 41 - Titan
Latitude:   28 deg 35 min  0 sec N
Longitude:  80 deg 34 min 59 sec W
Height:      7 meters

Station:    Plesetsk USSR
Latitude:   63 deg  0 min  0 sec N
Longitude:  40 deg 15 min  0 sec E
Height:      0 meters

Station:    Tanegashima Japan
Latitude:   30 deg 30 min  0 sec N
Longitude: 130 deg 55 min  0 sec E
Height:      0 meters

Station:    Tyuratam - Proton
Latitude:   46 deg  6 min 33 sec N
Longitude:  63 deg 57 min 31 sec E
Height:      0 meters

Station:    Tyuratam - Soyuz
Latitude:   46 deg  0 min 59 sec N
Longitude:  63 deg 34 min 22 sec E
Height:      0 meters



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