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BT-310


Japanese sounding rocket. Derivative of S-310.

Status: Retired 1966.
Gross mass: 700 kg (1,540 lb).
Height: 6.00 m (19.60 ft).
Diameter: 0.31 m (1.01 ft).
Apogee: 5.00 km (3.10 mi).
First Launch: 1966.04.28.
Last Launch: 1966.08.06.
Number: 3 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • S Series of Japanese single-stage sounding rockets designed for low-cost observations of the ionosphere. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • ISAS Japanese agency overseeing development of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Kagoshima Japanese launch center for solid fueled sounding rockets and satellite launchers. Limited to two months a year due to disturbance of local fisheries. More...

Associated Stages

BT-310 Chronology


1966 April 28 - . 02:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kagoshima. LV Family: S. Launch Vehicle: BT-310. LV Configuration: BT-310 BT-310-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1966 April 29 - . 00:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kagoshima. LV Family: S. Launch Vehicle: BT-310. LV Configuration: BT-310 BT-310-2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1966 August 6 - . 02:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kagoshima. LV Family: S. Launch Vehicle: BT-310. LV Configuration: BT-310 MM-310-1.
  • Mu Scale Model test - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 2.00 km (1.20 mi).

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