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Bullpup Cajun


American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Bullpup + 1 x Cajun

Gross mass: 400 kg (880 lb).
Height: 7.00 m (22.90 ft).
Diameter: 0.30 m (0.98 ft).
Thrust: 111.00 kN (24,953 lbf).
Apogee: 41 km (25 mi).
First Launch: 1970.01.16.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Cajun The Cajun research rocket was developed as a dimensionally-similar but higher performance successor to the Deacon. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Thiokol American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Thiokol Corporation, Ogden, UT, USA. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Wallops Island Small NASA launch site for sounding rocket launches and occasional Scout launches to orbit. Air launches are conducted from the Drop Zone Wallops Island, 37.00 N 72.0 W. With the last orbital launch in 1985 and the decline in sounding rocket launches, Wallops fell into near-disuse as a launch center. Its fortunes revised with the establishment of Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in 2005 and orbital launches resumed in 2010. More...

Associated Stages

Bullpup Cajun Chronology


1970 January 16 - . 11:06 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Bullpup Cajun. LV Configuration: Bullpup Cajun NASA 20.01GM.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 41 km (25 mi).

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