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Microstar


American sounding rocket. Single stage vehicle.

Status: Retired 1992.
Height: 3.30 m (10.80 ft).
Diameter: 0.10 m (0.32 ft).
Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).
First Launch: 1992.08.22.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Loki American unguided solid-propellant barrage anti-aircraft rocket adapted to use as a meteorological sounding rocket. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • SPFLA American agency overseeing development of rockets. Florida Spaceport Authority, USA. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Eglin AFB Base for missile and rocket testing range over the Gulf of Mexico. Missile and sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 11 launches from 1967 to 1992, reaching up to 169 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages
  • Super Loki Solid rocket stage. 18.00 kN (4,047 lbf) thrust. Mass 30 kg (66 lb). More...

Microstar Chronology


1992 August 22 - . Launch Site: Eglin AFB. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Microstar.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: SPFLA. Apogee: 82 km (50 mi).

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