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Aurore
SNECMA sounding rocket. Basic single stage vehicle.

AKA: Aurore-1. Status: Retired 1969. First Launch: 1964-07-01. Last Launch: 1967-05-11. Number: 7 . Thrust: 10.50 kN (2,360 lbf). Gross mass: 50 kg (110 lb). Unfuelled mass: 20 kg (44 lb). Burn time: 5.30 s. Height: 2.10 m (6.80 ft). Diameter: 0.13 m (0.42 ft). Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).



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Belenos French sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Elan + 1 x Aurore

Country: France. Propellants: Solid. Launch Sites: Hammaguira, Ile du Levant. Agency: SNECMA.

1964 July 1 - . Launch Site: Hammaguira. Launch Vehicle: Aurore.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: MNF. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1966 November 18 - . 16:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Hammaguira. Launch Vehicle: Aurore.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1966 November 19 - . 16:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Hammaguira. Launch Vehicle: Aurore.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1966 November 20 - . 16:53 GMT - . Launch Site: Hammaguira. Launch Vehicle: Aurore.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: CNES. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1967 April 1 - . Launch Site: Ile du Levant. Launch Pad: CERES. LV Family: Aurore. Launch Vehicle: Belenos.
  • Weather mission - . Nation: France. Agency: SECT. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1967 May 8 - . 15:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Ile du Levant. Launch Pad: CERES. Launch Vehicle: Aurore. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: ONERA. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1967 May 9 - . 17:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Ile du Levant. Launch Pad: CERES. Launch Vehicle: Aurore. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: ONERA. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1967 May 11 - . 11:47 GMT - . Launch Site: Ile du Levant. Launch Pad: CERES. Launch Vehicle: Aurore. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: France. Agency: ONERA. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1968 March 1 - . Launch Site: Ile du Levant. Launch Pad: CERES. LV Family: Aurore. Launch Vehicle: Belenos.
  • Weather mission - . Nation: France. Agency: SECT. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1968 March 1 - . Launch Site: Ile du Levant. Launch Pad: CERES. LV Family: Aurore. Launch Vehicle: Belenos.
  • Weather mission - . Nation: France. Agency: SECT. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).


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