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RM-10


American test vehicle. Two-stage test vehicle to make heat transfer studies at high speed in free flight, launched from NACA's Pilotless Aircraft Reserach Station at Wallops Island, Va. Vehicle was developed by PARD of Langley Laboratory.

Status: Retired.

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  • NASA American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA, USA. More...

Bibliography
  • 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.

RM-10 Chronology


1949 April 8 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Vehicle: RM-10.
  • First successful rocket-propelled RM-10 rocket. - . Nation: USA. Summary: First successful rocket-propelled RM-10 research missile for drag and heat transfer studies at transonic and supersonic speeds, making use of skin calorimeter techniques, at Wallops Island, Va..

1949 April 8 - . Launch Vehicle: RM-10.
  • RM-10 - . Nation: USA. Summary: Heat transfer studies.

1957 February 7 - . Launch Site: Wallops Island. Launch Vehicle: RM-10.
  • First RM-10 2 stage test. - . Nation: USA. Summary: First of a series of two-stage test vehicles (RM-10) to make heat transfer studies at high speed in free flight, was launched from NACA's Pilotless Aircraft Reserach Station at Wallops Island, Va. Vehicle was developed by PARD of Langley Laboratory..

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