Blue Scout D-1

Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Earth Science

Suborbital Launch Complex 18A Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

The flight planned to make radiation and magnetic field measurements at 26700km from Earth. While the rocket achieved this altitude the telemetry system failed so no data was received.

Blue Scout Jr

Family: Blue Scout
Configuration: Jr

The XRM-91 Blue Scout Junior (sometimes called Journeyman B) was a rocket of the U.S. Air Force's System 609A Blue Scout family.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    12.4 m
  • Diameter
    0.79 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    0.79 m
  • Launch Mass
    5 T
  • Thrust
    222 kN
Family
  • Name
    Blue Scout Jr
  • Family
    Blue Scout
  • Variant
    Jr
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Blue Scout Jr
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Vought

Vought

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Founded: 1917 Successes: 102 Failures: 10 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Vought was the name of several related American aerospace firms. These have included, in the past, Lewis and Vought Corporation, Chance Vought, Vought-Sikorsky, LTV Aerospace (part of Ling-Temco-Vought), Vought Aircraft Companies, and Vought Aircraft Industries. The first incarnation of Vought was established by Chance M. Vought and Birdseye Lewis in 1917. In 1928, it was acquired by United Aircraft and Transport Corporation, which a few years later became United Aircraft Corporation; this was the first of many reorganizations and buyouts. During the 1920s and 1930s, Vought Aircraft and Chance Vought specialized in carrier-based aircraft for the United States Navy, by far its biggest customer. Chance Vought produced thousands of planes during World War II, including the F4U Corsair. Vought became independent again in 1954, and was purchased by Ling-Temco-Vought in 1961. The company designed and produced a variety of planes and missiles throughout the Cold War. Vought was sold from LTV and owned in various degrees by the Carlyle Group and Northrop Grumman in the early 1990s. It was then fully bought by Carlyle, renamed Vought Aircraft Industries, with headquarters in Dallas, Texas. In June 2010, the Carlyle Group sold Vought to the Triumph Group.

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