Trailblazer Pellet

Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Materials Science

Suborbital Unknown Pad Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Suborbital launch to test re-entry systems. Reached an apogee of 280 km.

Nike Cajun

Family:
Configuration:

The Nike-Cajun was a two-stage sounding rocket built by combining a Nike base stage with a Cajun upper stage. It was launched 714 times between 1956 and 1976 and was the most frequently used sounding rocket of the western world.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    7.7 m
  • Diameter
    0.42 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    0.42 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    246 kN
Family
  • Name
    Nike Cajun
  • Family
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Nike Cajun
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

(NASA)

Administrator: Bill Nelson Founded: 1958 Successes: 115 Failures: 20 Pending: 6

Agency Type:

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

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