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Lorikeet Mk 2
Part of Lupus Family
Australian two-stage solid propellant upper atmospheric research rocket, consisting of Dorado 1A and Lupus 3A rocket motors. Built at the Maribrynong Explosives Factory; developed in the early 1970s as a replacement for the Kookaburra and Cockatoo rockets.

Status: Retired 1976. First Launch: 1974-01-01. Last Launch: 1976-06-30. Number: 3 .



Country: Australia. Launch Sites: Woomera LA2.

1974? - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Lorikeet Mk 2.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1976 February 24 - . 21:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. Launch Complex: Woomera LA2. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Lorikeet Mk 2.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Australia. Agency: WRE. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1976 June 30 - . 01:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Woomera. LV Family: Lupus. Launch Vehicle: Lorikeet Mk 2.

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