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RH-125


Indian sounding rocket. Single stage vehicle

Status: Retired 1971.
Gross mass: 100 kg (220 lb).
Height: 2.50 m (8.20 ft).
Diameter: 0.12 m (0.39 ft).
Thrust: 8.00 kN (1,798 lbf).
Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).
First Launch: 1970.01.01.
Last Launch: 1971.10.09.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • RH Indian solid propellant sounding rocket family using indigenous rocket motors derived from French Belier / Jericho rocket engine technology. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • ISRO Indian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Indian Space Research Organization, India. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Thumba Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 1385 launches from 1963 to 2004, reaching up to 400 kilometers altitude. More...
  • Sriharikota India's primary space launch center, located on the east coast of the peninsula with a firing sector over the Bay of Bengal. In use from 1971 to present. More...

Associated Stages
  • RH-200-2 Solid rocket stage. 8.40 kN (1,888 lbf) thrust. Mass 20 kg (44 lb). More...

RH-125 Chronology


1970 - . Launch Site: Thumba. LV Family: RH. Launch Vehicle: RH-125.
  • First Flight test - . Nation: India. Agency: ISRO. Apogee: 11 km (6 mi).

1971 October 9 - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. LV Family: RH. Launch Vehicle: RH-125.
  • Range test - . Nation: India. Agency: ISRO. Apogee: 11 km (6 mi).

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