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French sounding rocket. 2 stage vehicle with larger booster and Belier upper stage. Evidently not flown.

Payload: 60 kg (132 lb) to a 1000 km altitude.

Gross mass: 2,047 kg (4,512 lb).
Payload: 60 kg (132 lb).
Height: 10.43 m (34.23 ft).
Diameter: 0.56 m (1.83 ft).
Span: 1.55 m (5.10 ft).
Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

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  • Belier Family of sounding rockets, developed by Sud Aviation, with the only or upper stage being variants of the Belier stage powered by a Jericho rocket motor. These were the most significant series of French civilian suborbital rockets. Manufacturing licenses were sold to India and Pakistan, becoming the basis of their rocket industries. More...

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