GCAT: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

LV Stages File

GCAT Release 1.5.5 (2024 May 5) | Data Update 2024 Jul 19

LV Stages

The LV Stages list is quite simple. Each line represents a single stage within a vehicle. Stages are usually numbered starting from 1; 0 is used for strapon boosters, and in the rare cases where two different kinds of strapon booster are present, -1 is used as well. In some cases the nose fairing is included, and given a stage `number' of F.