Barreira do Inferno Launch Center, Parnamirim

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The Barreira do Inferno Launch Center is a rocket launch base of the Brazilian Space Agency. It was created in 1965, 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.
Several rockets where launched from CLBI: Loki-DartNike-Cajun Orion-OLV Nike-ApacheAerobee 150Javelin Nike-Tomahawk Black Brant 4A Nike-Iroquois Boosted Dart Super Arcas Rocketsonde Black Brant 5C Black Brant 4B Paiute Tomahawk Castor Lance Black Brant 8B Sonda 3Skylark 12 Cuckoo 4Nike OrionSonda 4 VLS-R1 VS-30
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  • I have been passing by this place every time I would go to Tabatinga and never bothered to stop as it is not the most attractive place to visit.  more »
  • If you manage to in, it is really worth. It belongs to the Brazilian Air force. Simply beautiful, however, The `Barreira do Inferno` (Hell Barrier - when the sun rises at 5 AM or so, the mountains...  more »
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  • Nice place to visit and learn about the recent Brazilian space artifacts and missions. It's worth to visit.
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