Scout X-1 | Explorer 13

Scout X-1

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Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Successes: 38 Failures: 3 Pending: 7

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Scout X-1

Configuration: X-1
Family: Scout

Scout X-1 was an American expendable launch system and sounding rocket which was flown seven times between August 1960 and October 1961.

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