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AMROC


The AMROC corporation proposed to develop low-cost hybrid-propulsion orbital launch vehicles in the 1980's. Actual flight hardware did not go beyond a small test vehicle.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • AMROC IRR American low cost orbital launch vehicle. Single stage vehicle. More...
  • AMROC American low cost orbital launch vehicle. The AMROC corporation proposed to develop low-cost hybrid-propulsion orbital launch vehicles in the 1980's. Actual flight hardware did not go beyond a small test vehicle. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Vandenberg Vandenberg Air Force Base is located on the Central Coast of California about 240 km northwest of Los Angeles. It is used for launches of unmanned government and commercial satellites into polar orbit and intercontinental ballistic missile test launches toward the Kwajalein Atoll. More...

AMROC Chronology


1989 October 5 - . 17:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg 576A3. LV Family: AMROC. Launch Vehicle: AMROC IRR. LV Configuration: AMROC IRR SET-1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AMROC. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

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