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Stonechat



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Falstaff
Credit: via Jean-Jacques Serra
British test vehicle. Single stage hypersonic test vehicles using variants of the Stonechat solid rocket motor.

Failures: 1. Success Rate: 87.50%. First Fail Date: 1978-05-23. Last Fail Date: 1978-05-23. Launch data is: complete.

Status: Retired 1979.
First Launch: 1969.10.01.
Last Launch: 1979.04.04.
Number: 8 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Stonechat Single stage hypersonic test vehicles using variants of the Stonechat solid rocket motor. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • RAE British agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. Royal Aerospace Establishment, UK. More...

Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
  • Serra, Jean-Jacques, Rockets in Europe, Web Address when accessed: here.

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