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D-Region Tomahawk


American sounding rocket.

Gross mass: 300 kg (660 lb).
Height: 5.00 m (16.40 ft).
Diameter: 0.23 m (0.75 ft).
Apogee: 120 km (70 mi).
First Launch: 1968.02.05.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Countries
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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Sandia American manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft. Sandia Laboratories, Albequerque, 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

D-Region Tomahawk Chronology


1968 February 5 - . 19:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. LV Family: Tomahawk Sandia. Launch Vehicle: D-Region Tomahawk. LV Configuration: D-Region Tomahawk NASA 12.08GT.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Apogee: 119 km (73 mi).

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