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Veronique P2


French sounding test vehicle. Test vehicle, powered by two powder rockets, to test the Veronique's unique wire guidance system.

Boost Propulsion: Solid.

Gross mass: 500 kg (1,100 lb).
Height: 6.00 m (19.60 ft).
Diameter: 0.55 m (1.80 ft).
Thrust: 20.00 kN (4,496 lbf).
Apogee: 2.00 km (1.20 mi).
First Launch: 1951.04.01.
Number: 1 .

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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...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Vernon Test rocket launch location known to have been used for 1 launch in 1951. More...

Associated Stages

Veronique P2 Chronology


1951 April 1 - . Launch Site: Vernon. LV Family: Veronique. Launch Vehicle: Veronique P2. LV Configuration: Veronique P2 P2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: France. Agency: LRBA. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

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