Barreira do Inferno Launch Center

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Barreira do Inferno Launch Center
Centro de Lançamento da Barreira do Inferno
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Location in Rio Grande do Norte
Summary
Airport typeMilitary base
Spaceport
OperatorBrazilian Air Force
Brazilian Space Agency
LocationParnamirim, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Built1965
In use1965 - present
Coordinates05°55′30″S 035°09′47″W / 5.92500°S 35.16306°W / -5.92500; -35.16306Coordinates: 05°55′30″S 035°09′47″W / 5.92500°S 35.16306°W / -5.92500; -35.16306
Websitewww.clbi.cta.br
Center for Spatial Culture and Tourist Information at the Barreira do Inferno Launch Center

The Barreira do Inferno Launch Center (Portuguese: Centro de Lançamento da Barreira do Inferno; CLBI, trans. "Hell's Barrier") is a rocket launch base of the Brazilian Space Agency. It was created in 1965,[1] and is located in the city of Parnamirim, near Natal, the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Norte. It has been used for 233 launches from 1965 to 2007, reaching up to 1100 kilometers altitude.

It provides tracking support for launches from the Alcântara Launch Center and Guiana Space Centre.

Launches[edit]

Launch of the Black Brandt rocket in 1973

Several rockets where launched from CLBI:[2]

Projected[edit]

  • Operação São Lourenço - VS-40/SARA Suborbital I

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