Diamant Family

and the
Precious Stones Series


Saphir

Diamant A

Diamant B

Diamant BP4
 

 Launch Log
 
 Flight  Date  Site  Model  Payload  Customer  Comments
 1975
 No.3 September 27 Kourou Diamant BP4 Aura (D-2B) CNES (France)  
 No.2 May 17 Kourou Diamant BP4 Pollux (D-5A) CNES (France)  
Castor (D-5B) CNES (France)
 No.1 February 6 Kourou Diamant BP4 Starlette CNES (France) First Diamant BP4 flight
 1973
 No.5 May 21 Kourou Diamant B D-5A CNES (France) Failure
D-5B CNES (France)
 1971
 No.4 December 5 Kourou Diamant B Polaire (D-2A) CNES (France) Failure
 No.3 April 15 Kourou Diamant B Tournesol (D-2A) CNES (France)  
 1970
 No.2 December 12 Kourou Diamant B Péole CNES (France)  
 No.1 March 10 Kourou Diamant B Dial Wika BMFT (Germany) First Diamant B flight.
First orbital launch from Kourou
Dial Mika CNES (France)
 1967
 No.10 July 5 Biscarosse Rubis VE210 Radioastronomy payload CNES (France) Suborbital
 No.4 February 15 Hammaguir Diamant A Diadème 2 (D-1D) CNES (France)   
 No.3 February 8 Hammaguir Diamant A Diadème 1 (D-1C) CNES (France)  
 No.6 January 27 Hammaguir Saphir VE231G Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.5 January 19 Hammaguir Saphir VE231G Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 1966
 No.6 December 13 Hammaguir Saphir VE231R Technology payload (Reentry) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.5 December 2 Hammaguir Saphir VE231R Technology payload (Reentry) DMA (France) Failure, Suborbital
 No.4 November 2 Hammaguir Saphir VE231G Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.3 October 28 Hammaguir Saphir VE231G Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.3 October 5 Hammaguir Saphir VE231R Technology payload (Reentry) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.4 June 23 Hammaguir Saphir VE231R Technology payload (Reentry) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.9 April 22 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Aeronomy payload CNES (France) Suborbital
 No.1 April 5 Hammaguir Saphir VE231R Technology payload (Reentry) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 March 29 Hammaguir Saphir VE231R Technology payload (Reentry) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 March 18 Hammaguir Saphir VE231G Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.1 March 13 Hammaguir Saphir VE231G Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 February 17 Hammaguir Diamant A Diapason (D-1A) CNES (France) First operational launch
 1965
 No.1 November 26 Hammaguir Diamant A Astérix (A-1) DMA (France) Maiden flight
 No.3 October 9 Hammaguir Saphir VE231P Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.8 September 30 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Radioastronomy payload CNES (France) Suborbital
 No.2 July 10 Hammaguir Saphir VE231P Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Failure, Suborbital
 No.1 July 5 Hammaguir Saphir VE231P Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.7 June 5 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Technology payload (Satellite systems) CNES (France) Suborbital
 No.6 June 3 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Technology flight (Diamant systems) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.5 May 31 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Technology flight (Diamant systems) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 May 21 Hammaguir Topaze VE111LG Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.1 May 18 Hammaguir Topaze VE111LG Technology payload (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.5 May 13 Hammaguir Emeraude VE121 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.4 February 27 Hammaguir Emeraude VE121 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 1964
 No.4 December 15 Hammaguir Topaze VE111Ci Technology flight (SLBM systems) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.3 December 11 Hammaguir Topaze VE111Ci Technology flight (SLBM systems) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 October 21 Hammaguir Topaze VE111Ci Technology flight (SLBM systems) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.3 October 20 Hammaguir Emeraude VE121 Technology flight DMA (France) Failure, Suborbital
 No.4 October 18 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.3 October 12 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 June 17 Hammaguir Emeraude VE121 Technology flight DMA (France) Failure, Suborbital
 No.1 June 15 Hammaguir Emeraude VE121 Technology flight DMA (France) Failure, Suborbital
 No.2 June 12 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.1 June 10 Hammaguir Rubis VE210 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.1 June 4 Hammaguir Topaze VE111Ci Technology flight (SLBM systems) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.4 April 20 Ile du Levant Agate VE110RR Dummy warhead DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 March 11 Hammaguir Topaze VE111L Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.3 February 28 Ile du Levant Agate VE110RR Dummy warhead DMA (France) Suborbital, warhead not recovered
 1963
 No.1 December 21 Hammaguir Topaze VE111L Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 November 28 Ile du Levant Agate VE110RR Dummy warhead DMA (France) Suborbital, warhead not recovered
 No.1 November 19 Ile du Levant Agate VE110RR Dummy warhead DMA (France) Failure, Suborbital
 No.10 October 24 Hammaguir Topaze VE111C Technology flight (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.8 June 27 Hammaguir Topaze VE111C Technology flight (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.9 June 21 Hammaguir Topaze VE111C Technology flight (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.8 May 21 Hammaguir Agate VE110 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.7 May 18 Hammaguir Agate VE110 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.7 March 28 Hammaguir Topaze VE111C Technology flight (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.4 March 22 Hammaguir Topaze VE111C Technology flight (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 1962
 No.3 December 19 Hammaguir Topaze VE111C Technology flight (Guidance) DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.6 March 23 Hammaguir Agate VE110 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.5 March 19 Hammaguir Agate VE110 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 1961
 No.4 November 17 Hammaguir Agate VE110 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.3 November 13 Hammaguir Agate VE110 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.2 June 7 Hammaguir Agate VE110 Technology flight DMA (France) Suborbital
 No.1
June 3
Hammaguir
Agate VE110
Technology flight
DMA (France)
Suborbital

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