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INTA-300B


Spanish sounding rocket. Later version for heavier payloads fired in 1993-1994.

Gross mass: 500 kg (1,100 lb).
Height: 7.30 m (23.90 ft).
Diameter: 0.26 m (0.85 ft).
Apogee: 250 km (150 mi).
First Launch: 1993.10.21.
Last Launch: 1994.04.16.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • INTA The Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aerospacial was tasked in 1967 to develop Spain's first sounding rocket. INTA contracted with British Aerojet to provide the necessary technical expertise and designed a rocket built from existing British solid motors. This was followed by versions using Spanish-manufactured versions of British motors. The stop-and-go program extended over nearly 30 years. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • INTA Spanish agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Torrejon, Spain. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • El Arenosillo Spanish sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 335 launches from 1966 to 1994, reaching up to 700 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages
  • Fulmar-2 Solid rocket stage. 16.00 kN (3,597 lbf) thrust. Mass 200 kg (441 lb). More...
  • INTA-300-1 Solid rocket stage. 137.00 kN (30,799 lbf) thrust. Mass 300 kg (661 lb). More...

INTA-300B Chronology


1993 October 21 - . 01:46 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: INTA. Launch Vehicle: INTA-300B. LV Configuration: INTA-300B IAA.
  • FEIROX / FEIROH Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1994 April 16 - . 01:22 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: INTA. Launch Vehicle: INTA-300B. LV Configuration: INTA-300B IAA.
  • O2-INTA300 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 156 km (96 mi).

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