American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Terrier + 1 x Asp
Status: Retired 1959.
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Gross mass: 1,100 kg (2,400 lb).
Height: 10.00 m (32.00 ft).
Diameter: 0.46 m (1.50 ft).
Thrust: 258.00 kN (58,000 lbf).
Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).
First Launch: 1959.09.30.
Number: 1 .
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...
Asp Solid rocket stage. 26.00 kN (5,845 lbf) thrust. Mass 100 kg (220 lb). More...
Terrier Asp Chronology
1959 September 30 -
. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
: Terrier Asp
. LV Configuration
: Terrier Asp Tarp.
- Ultraviolet Scanner test - .
Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).
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