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Taurus S


American sounding rocket.

AKA: Taurus.
Gross mass: 1,500 kg (3,300 lb).
Height: 5.00 m (16.40 ft).
Diameter: 0.58 m (1.90 ft).
Thrust: 457.00 kN (102,737 lbf).
Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

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  • Honest John Unguided single-stage solid-propellant US Army missile developed by Douglas Aircraft. It was later used as the booster stage for a range of sounding rockets, test vehicles, and targets. More...

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