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Deacon Judi


American test vehicle. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Deacon + 1 x Judi III

Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Height: 4.20 m (13.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.16 m (0.52 ft).
Thrust: 21.00 kN (4,720 lbf).
Apogee: 146 km (90 mi).
First Launch: 1963.04.30.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Deacon The Deacon was an advanced solid rocket motor design cancelled at the end of World War II. In 1947 NACA began using reworked surplus motors to boost instrumented subscale aircraft models to speeds of up to Mach 4. They became a workhorse for the Agency's aerodynamic research, resulting in new production. Thousands were flown, until, by the end of the 1950's, supersonic wind tunnels took over the job. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • RPI American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. RPI, USA. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Kindley Weather rocket launch site, known to have been used for 21 launches from 1962 to 1971, reaching up to 90 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages

Deacon Judi Chronology


1963 April 30 - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Deacon Judi.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

1963 April 30 - . Launch Site: Kindley. Launch Complex: Kindley COOP. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Deacon Judi.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

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