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Double Cajun T40

American test vehicle. Two stage vehicle consisting of 2 x Cajun + 1 x T-40

Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Height: 5.00 m (16.40 ft).
Diameter: 0.17 m (0.55 ft).
Thrust: 36.00 kN (8,093 lbf).
Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).
First Launch: 1957.11.20.
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

Double Cajun T40 Chronology

1957 November 20 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Cajun. Launch Vehicle: Double Cajun T40.
  • MW-2 model test flight - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

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