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Veronique N


French sounding rocket. 'Veronique Normal ' - Full-scale version of the original Veronique design.

Payload: 60 kg (132 lb) to a 65 km altitude. Boost Propulsion: Nitric acid/kerosene.

Gross mass: 1,100 kg (2,400 lb).
Payload: 60 kg (132 lb).
Height: 6.50 m (21.30 ft).
Diameter: 0.55 m (1.80 ft).
Thrust: 40.00 kN (8,992 lbf).
Apogee: 65 km (40 mi).

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Veronique After the cancellation of the 'Super V-2' project, the German team at Vernon pursued development of a tenth-scale version, the Project 4213 Veronique (VERnon et electrONIQUE). The 4 tonne thrust motor, using nitric acid and kerosene, beat the 'pure French' project 4211 Eole design and paved the way leading to the Ariane space booster. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • LRBA French manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. LRBA, France. More...

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