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American all-solid orbital launch vehicle.

LEO Payload: 99 kg (218 lb) to a 413 km orbit. Failures: 1. Success Rate: 80.00%. First Fail Date: 1962-09-21. Last Fail Date: 1962-09-21. Launch data is: complete.

AKA: X-17.
Status: Retired 1964.
Payload: 99 kg (218 lb).
Apogee: 413 km (256 mi).
First Launch: 1961.08.30.
Last Launch: 1964.04.10.
Number: 5 .

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  • Vought American manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft. Vought, USA. More...

  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
  • Emme, Eugene M, Aeronautics and Astronautics: An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space 1915-1960, NASA, 1961. Web Address when accessed: here.

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