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Veronique P6


French sounding test vehicle. Test vehicle, powered by six 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: 1952.01.25.
Last Launch: 1952.01.28.
Number: 2 .

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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
  • Le Cardonnet Test rocket launch location known to have been used for 5 launches in 1952, reaching up to 1 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages

Veronique P6 Chronology


1952 January 25 - . Launch Site: Le Cardonnet. LV Family: Veronique. Launch Vehicle: Veronique P6. LV Configuration: Veronique P6 P6-1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: France. Agency: LRBA. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1952 January 28 - . Launch Site: Le Cardonnet. LV Family: Veronique. Launch Vehicle: Veronique P6. LV Configuration: Veronique P6 P6-2.
  • Test mission - . Nation: France. Agency: LRBA. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

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