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Terrier Asp IV


American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Terrier + 1 x Asp IV

Status: Retired 1962.
Gross mass: 1,100 kg (2,400 lb).
Height: 10.00 m (32.00 ft).
Diameter: 0.46 m (1.50 ft).
Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).
First Launch: 1962.03.14.
Last Launch: 1962.12.13.
Number: 2 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Terrier Standard US Navy surface-to-air missile developed during the 1950's. Modified single stage Navy Terrier missiles were used as sounding rockets, sometimes supplemented with upper stages. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Convair American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Convair, USA. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Vandenberg Vandenberg Air Force Base is located on the Central Coast of California about 240 km northwest of Los Angeles. It is used for launches of unmanned government and commercial satellites into polar orbit and intercontinental ballistic missile test launches toward the Kwajalein Atoll. More...
  • Vandenberg LC-B Viper, Terrier, Hopi, Deacon, Cajun, Astrobee launch complex. Launch Complex B, Naval Missile Facility, Point Arguello More...

Associated Stages
  • Asp IV Solid rocket stage. 12.70 kN (2,855 lbf) thrust. Mass 94 kg (207 lb). More...

Terrier Asp IV Chronology


1962 March 14 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg LC-B. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Asp IV.
  • Vista-300 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1962 December 13 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg LC-B. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Asp IV.
  • Vista-300 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

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